Saturday, October 24, 2009

Our saké set

Mike returned from Japan earlier this month with a lovely bottle of saké in tow, so we got to break out our little saké set with the adorable puffer fish (which we purchased at DisneyWorld). How hokey is that? I really don't's a fun set to use.

In English, we refer to Japanese alcohol rice beverages as saké. In Japanese, saké is just the term for alcoholic beverages in general, and this drink is called Nihonshu, which means Japanese saké. We also tend to call it “rice wine”, but the processing method makes it more like a brewed beer than wine. Confused yet?

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