from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name given to the fermented liquor made from rice, used by the Chinese and Japanese. See samshoo and sake.


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  • Notes of ginger, lime, rice-wine vinegar and a crisp, compressed cucumber accompanied the fish, with a dollop of golden osetra as a rich, salty, grand finale.

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  • In November, the regulator stripped the licenses of two sponsors who worked for Chinese firm Ping An Securities, saying their due diligence on the IPO of Chinese rice-wine maker Shengjing Shanhe Bio-Technology Co. had been sloppy.

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  • I found that rice-wine vinegar allows me to use a little extra and the vinegar taste is nice, not overpowering.

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  • * My changes were that I used rice-wine vinegar, rather than the white, and Turkish roasted pepper flakes, instead of the whole dried peppers.


  • And, of course, the sea pineapple, which comes with a little dipping bowl of su, rice-wine vinegar.

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  • A delicate, peekytoe crab salad with cilantro and scallions gets a note of astringency from fermented rice-wine vinaigrette and an underlying creaminess from an egg-white cardomon custard.

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  • Browse Asian markets for a variety of rice-wine vinegars, sometimes blended with sake vinegar for a nice edge.

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  • There was no sugar, but cakes were made of fruit and nuts, and there was always rice-wine or saké.

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  • When he falls asleep over his bowl of rice-wine, he'll find the same what Siddhartha and Govinda find when they escape their bodies through long exercises, staying in the non-self.


  • The same escape, the same short numbing is what the driver of an ox-cart finds in the inn, drinking a few bowls of rice-wine or fermented coconut-milk.



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