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bw2082 Jan 12, 2008 02:23 PM

Does anyone have any suggestions for good brands of vinegar to use for sushi rice?

  1. trolley Jan 13, 2008 08:45 PM

    i use mitsukan. my mother does so i adopted her brand. markukan is fine as well. mitsukan does make vinegar specifically for sushi rice but i have never use it. i always make my own by slightly warming it and putting sugar and salt to taste.

    1. Richard 16 Jan 13, 2008 06:11 PM

      I have a blend of different vinegars, and I can vary the ratio for what I have for toppings//fillings.

      For rice wine vinegar I usually get the Marukan and Heinz for the red wine vinegar. Eden for the brown rice vinegar. I get Mitoku's Hato Mugi (Job's Tears, which I only recently discoved...mmm...) and sweet brown rice vinegars.

      I also get Mitoku's Mirin, which (according to them) is the only manufacturer still using traditional methods. It is certainly the best I've ever tasted, although Eden's is pretty good. All the Mitoku stuff I order online.

      http://www.simply-natural.biz

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        eatmyfood Jan 13, 2008 06:39 AM

        I like the Koku Mori brand.

        my blog http://www.dinnersforayeat.blogspot.com

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          zataar Jan 12, 2008 04:15 PM

          My favorite readily available rice vinegar for sushi rice is Marukan.

          http://www.marukan-usa.com/

          1. Sam Fujisaka Jan 12, 2008 03:23 PM

            Heinz is fine.

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              Alan408 Jan 12, 2008 02:37 PM

              I have used Heinz and am now using 4 Monks.

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