July 2012

Sake Tidbit - Sake Is Medicinal

Posted by Beau Timken in 2012, July, Newsletter
From the Glossary of a Japanese cookbook called "The Enlightened Kitchen - Fresh Vegetable Dishes from The Temples of Japan," by Mari Fujii (2005):

"Sake is wine made from rice. Although Buddhist monks avoid alcohol, sake is often used as a seasoning in cooking, or for medicinal purposes. A little sake is often said to be 'the best of all medicines' because it stimulates the circulation, and relieves stress and insomnia. When cooked rice seems a little too firm, 1 or 2 tablespoons of sake will soften it."

Choose Your Sake by Category

Blog Search

Search True Blog

Sake Delivered
to Your Door!

Same and next-day delivery in SF. We cannot ship to the following states: ND, NH, UT, MS, AL, VT, KY, SD.


Have a question about shipping?
Call us at 415-355-9555 for details and alternatives.

SF Store Info

STORE HOURS

Phone No: (415) 355-9555

Monday - Thursday: 12pm - 7pm

Friday - Saturday: 11am - 7pm

Sunday: 11am - 6pm

Directions

Have a question about sake?

Contact us here to let us know how we can help!