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Many varieties of
Japanese rice flour

Japan has introduced new rice varieties of one after another.
Japanese rice flour (KOMEKO), also keeps evolving like
the diversity of rice itself. Outstanding Japanese processing
technology makes it possible to grind rice into flour
as fine as wheat flour,and thus to expand its usage
for various cookings and processed food.
Let’s enjoy high-quality Japanese rice flour
to produce tasty dishes and food.

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Rice is the staple food of over half the world's population especicaly in Asia and the Pacific. Enriched in protein and amino acid, another key feature of rice is gluten-free.
According to research, the global gluten-free market is expending steadily, maily in the U.S. and European countries. Certified by the world's strictest gluten measuring standard, Japanese rice flour is 20 times stricter than FDA label regulation on gluten content. Various types with different qualities of rice, ranging from low-amylose to high-amylose rice are produced in Japan. Like the wheat flour, rice flours are classified as Cake/cooking (low-amylose), Bread (medium-amylose) and Noodles (high-amylose).

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    Nutrient components

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    Cooking characteristics

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    Processing properties

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    Functionality

    of Japanese rice flour

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    Other features

    of Japanese rice flour

  • 1

    Nutrient components

    of rice

  • 2

    Features

    with the versatility of rice

  • 3

    Cooking characteristics

    of Japanese rice flour

  • 4

    Processing properties

    of Japanese rice flour

  • 5

    Functionality

    of Japanese rice flour

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    Other features

    of Japanese rice flour

NEWEST RECIPES

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    Creamy Takoyaki with Rice Flour

    Do you have a Takoyaki Maker or a takoyaki grill pan at home? If so, this recipe makes creamy and slightly chewy takoyaki. The batter is easy to make because rice flour does not become lumpy when mixed with broth. Known as the quintessential street food in Japan, you can now make takoyaki octopus-balls at home!

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    SIDE DISH

    Fried Shrimp-Vegetable Balls with Rice Flour

    These robust fried seafood and vegetable balls are a variation of Yasaiten or Satsuma-Age in Japan. In this recipe, shrimp and vegetables are dredged in the healthy tofu and rice flour batter, then deep fried. It is served with teriyaki sauce. Enjoy this delicate, moist dish!

  • SWEETS

    SWEETS

    Acai Blueberry Muffins with Rice Flour

    These muffins are made with rice flour and acai or blueberry juice, and steamed. Enjoy the health benefits of acai and blueberries. Make sure to bring the steamer to a boil before placing the cups in it.

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Japanese rice flour cooking is an art and a science. The technical parts of cooking involve chemistry, mathematics and physics. It is symphony of taste, aroma and colors that tickles the senses. In this Corner, Japanese rice flour cooking teachers appear on the video to teach you the behind-the-scenes techniques and tips for making delicious foods. The recipes are simple and easy to make, using mainly ingredients found at home, so you can easily aim for an even better taste than usual! Let’s enjoy!

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Japancese rice flour standards

Japanese rice flour be used for bread, cake or noodles as flour milling technology has advanced. It is classified into three categories: “for confectionery and cooking”, “for bread” and “for noodles” in a user-friendly manner. The following video shows 8 types of recipes for Confectionery/Bread/Noodles. Please enjoy it!