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How do you make rice wine confinement?

How do you make rice wine confinement?


  1. Wash rice and soak it overnight.
  2. Use a cheesecloth and put uncooked rice on it.
  3. Steam rice for about 20-30 mins on high heat.
  4. The rice will be slightly translucent when cooked.
  5. Cool the rice on plates.
  6. While waiting for the rice to cool down, grind the wine yeast into powder form.

How is Shaoxing wine made?

Shaoxing wine, or shàoxīng jiǔ (绍兴酒), is a type of Chinese rice wine that hails from Shaoxing, a city in China’s Zhejiang Province famous for rice wine production. The production process involves fermenting rice, water, and a small amount of wheat (note that it does contain wheat, so it is not gluten-free.

Is Hung Lu wine the same as Shaoxing wine?

Hong lu jiu is basically made of the same wine, except it is of lower grade than Shaoxing wine. It is named differently depending on its age, its container, and how it is used. Liaojiu is a lower grade of huangjiu widely used in Chinese cuisine as a cooking wine. Often it is sold with various seasonings added.

How long should you ferment rice wine?


  1. Wash and rinse rice and black raisins and keep it aside.
  2. Take a clean big ceramic jar or a glass jar.
  3. Next add in yeast and lemon juice and mix well.
  4. Cover the jar with its lid.
  5. Everyday stir it well for 2 minutes in morning and evening.
  6. Do it for the next eighteen days.

How do you make homemade yeast balls?

It is easy to make at home. Cooked glutinous rice or sweet rice or sticky rice. Take one of dried yeast balls, and grind it up into a powder. Sprinkle ground dried yeast over the warm rice, and toss to combine powder and rice evenly.

Can you get drunk off of Shaoxing wine?

Shaoxing wine can be drunk as a beverage and is considered to take the place of rice at the beginning of a meal. When at home, some families will drink their wine out of rice bowls, which is also the serving style at Xian Heng Inn.

What does rice wine taste like?

It has a mixed aroma and taste. For those who are unfamiliar with it, Shaoxing rice wine doesn’t smell much like alcohol. Some think it has a very particular taste: vinegary, spicy and caramel-like. Playing an important role in Chinese cuisine, Shaoxing rice wine is commonly used for everyday cooking.

What kind of wine is used in hong zao Ji?

Fragrant Fermented Red Glutinous Rice Wine sauce for making famous Hong Zao Ji. This is a traditional Fuzhou 福州 seasoning made using glutinous rice, yeast, red rice and rose wine fermented over a period of more than a month.

Is there red wine in Foochow rice wine?

By the way, the Foochow wine stocked in our local supermarkets is yellow (see picture above, the bottle on the right) and not red. They are not that aromatic as the home-made ones I am using now, but they do a decent job of substitution (you may also use normal rice wine).

Are there good red glutinous wine lees in Singapore?

Good red glutinous wine lees are not be easy to find in Singapore. They must taste good on their own, but unfortunately, the ones from the supermarket I have tried so far (mass produced and China made) taste really terrible (sour, tart tasting and ruin the soup).

Where can I buy Rose wine in China?

Rose Wine or 玫瑰露酒 (meigui lu jiu) is sold at some supermarkets (sometimes at the alcohol counter near the cashier and sometimes at the wine section). Usually can be found in Fairprice or Sheng Siong.