Posts categorized as Rice

Miso Making Tips and Recipes

Miso Making Tips and Recipes
Jun 15 2016 by Sjon Welters

This is a blog post we shared a few years ago, and I thought it might be time to share it again. This time, with expert miso making tips at the bottom. Ferment away!

How to Make Short Term Sweet White Miso

Before you begin, consider how much miso you want to make. Calculate …

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Amazake Sweetened Zucchini Bread

Amazake Sweetened Zucchini Bread
Sep 09 2015 by Sjon Welters

Got Zucchini?

Who doesn’t in New England in the late summer? Here is a delicious recipe for zucchini bread with Amazake as the main liquid ingredient and only sweetener (along with raisins). I made two zucchini breads at the same time to compare recipes. One was with Amazake and oil as the liquid and sweetener …

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Amazake Chia Pudding

Amazake Chia Pudding
Feb 03 2015 by Sjon Welters

I’m a person of habit when it comes to cooking. I have a huge inventory of recipes and meals in my head, but I revert to the small handful of simple last minute dishes 90% of the time. It’s just too easy. However, I do like to consciously change it up every so often. Variety is the spice …

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How to Make Amazake

How to Make Amazake
Oct 02 2014 by Sjon Welters

The title of this post really tells you all there is to know before delving into the recipe. I will just note, read the whole recipe before starting as it requires some time and temperature controls. Good Luck and Enjoy!

Tools Needed

  • Pot with lid
  • Double boiler or large pot with lid
  • Probe Thermometer
  • Flame diffusers (2 …
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Farmers to You-Rhapsody Partnership

Apr 04 2014 by Sjon Welters

Farmers to You works hard to bring fresh regional food to Boston area families. Every week they pick-up produce, meats, dairy, flour, and many other products around Central and Northern Vermont, including Rhapsody Tempeh (plain, teriyaki and BBQ), Rice Milk and Miso and then deliver it to family’s that ¬†have requested these products in the Boston area. …

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Baking with Rhapsody Amazake and Rice Milk

Baking with Rhapsody Amazake and Rice Milk
Jan 16 2014 by Sjon Welters

Baking cakes and muffins ALWAYS intimidated me. ALWAYS. It seemed so complicated. Cups of this, teaspoons of that. I’m a throw it all in a pot and let it do it’s thing kind of a cook. Nine times out of ten it works. But with baking there is that whole rising and don’t let it collapse in …

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Miso Soup

Miso Soup
Jan 09 2014 by Sjon Welters

As kids in grade school the topic of favorite foods always came up. Pizza, french fries, and grilled cheese were often favorites. But for me it was always miso soup with sourdough toast. As an adult I prefer steamed bread (this makes it more digestible) or fried mochi. Miso soup can be as simple and fast as boiling …

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Holiday Amazake-Nog

Holiday Amazake-Nog
Dec 24 2013 by Sjon Welters

Happy Holidays!

Nothing says the holidays to me like delicious warming smells coming from the kitchen. I like to make cranberry spice cakes, ginger cookies, mulled cider and my favorite: Amazake-Nog! Amazake has that thick creamy texture similar to eggnog. When warmed with the spices and vanilla the smells are heavenly and the coziness …

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Nuka Pickles

Nuka Pickles
May 17 2013 by Sjon Welters

Nuka? What’s that and what can I do with it?

What a great question! Nuka is the Japanese word for rice bran. When brown rice is “polished” to make a whiter rice, every grain of rice is slowly rubbed so that some of the outside bran comes off. What you are left with is a …

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