Sake lees, which is produced after squeezing sake, is known in Japan as an excellent fermented food. Sake lees chocolate is an adult chocolate with sake lees that makes you feel the aroma of sake. It is a healthy sweet that is perfect as a snack with Japanese sake.
The fruity scent of Junmai Daiginjo Sake covers the sweetness of white chocolate, and a piece of chocolate takes you to another dimension. This item is a sweet only for adults who know high-class sake.
Japan is the home of sake, having been made there for 2600 years. Fermented rice is pressed to extract raw sake, and the solid part remaining is the lees (kasu). Lees are made into a drink (amazake) or used as an ingredient in preparing foods.
The lees retain the taste of sake, bringing an umami flavor to food. They also contain healthful fiber, protein, and vitamins.
Bel-Air is offering an energy bar of sake lees combined with white chocolate. The lees provide the nutrition of a fermented food, and the white chocolate lends the richness of cocoa solids and a dairy ascendancy that highlights the umami flavor.
Ingredients for Japanese sake lees
≪Per 100g of Japanese sake lees≫
Calories 215 Kcal
Dietary fiber 5.2g
Vitamin B1 0.03mg
Vitamin B2 0.26mg
Vitamin B6 0.94mg
Folic acid 170 μg
Pantetonic acid 0.48mg
(Source: Standard Tables of Food Composition in Japan 2022, Ishiyaku
Sake is roughly divided into five ranks.
And Junmai Daiginjo Sake is a Daiginjo sake made only with rice without adding brewed alcohol.
This is the highest ranked sake state of art product.
Can you see the faint fruity aroma of sake aroma chocolate?
Now, start eating sake aroma chocolate for sake from today.
When you add koji to sake rice and ferment it, you can make raw sake called “moromi”.
Therefore, sake lees are the best fermented foods with many nutrients.
Eating sake lees has the same effect as taking many types of supplements.