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Sake and Food Pairings

Sake and washoku (Japanese food) pair wonderfully together, but we have some recommended cuisines for each of the four types of sake. Of course, sake can also be enjoyed with food from many other countries as well.
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Food Pairings for Fruity Sake
  • Cuisine that brings out the flavors of ingredients like vegetables and seafood is suited to this kind of sake.

Food Pairings for Light and Smooth Sake
  • This type of sake pairs well with light food that has a clean aftertaste.

Food Pairings for Matured Sake
  • This type of sake goes well with food that uses umami-rich ingredients high in protein.

Food Pairings for Full-Bodied Sake
  • This type of sake pairs well with food that emphasizes the umami of chicken, pork, milk, or other ingredients.