Rice cooker interlude

rice cooker

rice cooker

It’s an understatement to say that our rice cooker is one of our most important appliances. We bought our current one a few months ago from the Bay. It’s Japanese, naturally, since one from another country just couldn’t measure up. This was the only one that we could find in the Canadian stores—from Tiger, who makes all sorts of kitchen appliances.

Beyond Yusuke’s odes to the excellence of the rice cooker, it is essential to have the proper rice. I can’t bring myself to pay for premium Japanese rice, but we’ve found a few good “mid-range” brands at a Korean store nearby. Right now, we have hikari rice. Medium or short-grain rice is tolerable, but the usual western rice just isn’t sticky enough.

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  1. […] the waiting time, water was added to the rice as usual in the rice cooker. In addition, he stirred in 1 tbsp each of soy sauce, sake, and mirin. On top of the mixture in the […]

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