Note on the seasoned vinegar

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An American Taste of Japan

An American Taste of Japan

By Elizabeth Andoh

Published 1985

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Japanese rice vinegar is mild and delicate. In fact, I suspect that once you try it you’ll be so enamored of its mellow tartness that you’ll find yourself using it for nearly every recipe in your repertoire. If you must, you could substitute ordinary distilled white vinegar, but I suggest you dilute it with a few drops of cold water for every cup since its taste is harsh. The basic formula for making seasoned vinegar is: