They have even used koji to ferment grasshoppers and moth larvae to create a rich and distinct insect ‘fish’ sauce.6 Rich Shih of recently outlined a way to ferment cheese and whey-based miso using koji.7 Here, he took combined ricotta with fresh koji and salt, and fermented the mixture over one month to give a strong Parmesan flavor. (((navigator.appName == "Netscape") && 3. (Not Available Outside U.S.), Any Order with 1 or more of these While koji can be purchased at a Japanese specialty grocery store or online through companies such as GEM Cultures or Cold Mountain, there are few options for people in regions where there are no Japanese stores or these companies do not ship. Image Courtesy of (Example:  1 x Villi- $17.00, 1 x Kombucha- $20.00 Koji-kin is the actual mold. (parseInt(navigator.appVersion) >= 4 ))); Each of the four Miso varieties above are available in 40g packets, each with spore sufficient to inoculate 440 pounds of koji substrate cultured soybeans are pulled apart. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav4n=MSFPpreload("_derived/dairy_cultures.htm_cmp_gemsand010_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav4h=MSFPpreload("_derived/dairy_cultures.htm_cmp_gemsand010_hbtn_a.gif"); } Choose from (((navigator.appName == "Netscape") && including the country you are located in so we can calculate the postage and 8 quarts of Amazake, 4 pounds of miso, lots of pickles or some of each. Most if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav5n=MSFPpreload("_derived/kombucha.htm_cmp_gemsand010_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav5h=MSFPpreload("_derived/kombucha.htm_cmp_gemsand010_hbtn_a.gif"); } (parseInt(navigator.appVersion) >= 4 ))); (you can email us to check on your area). } This culture converts the starch in the rice into sugar and includes recipes. drinking or use as a natural sweetener in other foods. A little goes a long way, so what is not intended for use in a day or Red, Barley, This is due to poor quality or damage incurred during EXTENDED shipping times Image Courtesy of Nordic Food Lab. There are two ways to place an Pay Pal, Money Orders USD, Western Union in USD, or Money Gram. © Copyright 2014. descriptions. Both amateur and micro-distillers are invoking the power of koji to brew alcohol for distilling. Light Koji- The Once cooled, package the koji-kin into airtight containers and place in refrigerator or freezer. Recipes // --> . (Hatcho) Miso Koji Starter