Organic Ume Plum Vinegar
Fruity, tart, and intensely umami, umesu (or ume plum vinegar) is the salty-sour byproduct of the traditional Japanese ume pickle-making process. An unbelievably versatile condiment, a dash or two transforms everything from simple salad dressings and roasted vegetables to fried eggs. Use a bit in a soup or braise for 'kakushi aji' – a hidden taste.
In tune with the seasons, this vinegar can only be made once a year, coinciding with the harvest and fermentation of the ume plums. Made in small batches using local California fruit and heirloom red shiso leaves for color.
Store in a cool area out of direct sunlight.
Based in Oakland, California, Yumé Boshi is a Good Food Award-winning small batch, artisanal food producer focused on making traditional Japanese preserved goods with locally grown organic produce. Inspired by Japanese grandmas, founder Ayako Iino uses preserve-making as a medium to share the beauty of high-quality heirloom ingredients and the art of fermentation.
Ingredients: Organic ume plums, sea salt, red shiso leaves.
Grown and slow fermented in California.
Contains 13 fl. oz.