Wednesday, January 25, 2012

meditation on rice

There is something incredibly calming about washing rice.

DAY 9 (Hatsuzoe - first addition)
Bring mash temp down to 55 deg
Wash 2.5 cups rice for 15 min
Soak rice for 1 hr in cold tap water
Drain rice for 1 hr
Steam rice for 1 hr
Fluff rice and leave to dry for 10 min
Cool rice to 60 deg with 1.25 cups water from DAY 8
Add rice to mash and stir for 5 min
Place fermenting vessel in dark, 55 deg closet

1 comment:

SoundsLikeCanada said...

I've really been enjoying your sake-making adventure, I just wanted to tell you. :)