Osake Artisan SakeKasu

How to use Artisan Kasu

Artisan Kasu is a new culinary ingredient that has excited a number of chefs in town. Here are some examples of how they are using it;

  • Kasu sauce at C Restaurant
  • Seafood marinade with Kasu at Boneta
  • Vegetarian dish at Bishop’s
  • Kasu bouillabaisse at Tojo’s Restaurant
  • Kasu rizotto and icecream at Zest Restaurant
  • Kazu (Kasu-cured) prosciutto by Oyama Sausage in Granville Island market
  • Kasu marinated sable fish at Edible Canada on Granville Island
  • WD-50 (New York) uses Kasu in soup stock

Here are some recipe ideas you can make with our sakekasu!

How to store Artisan Kasu

Kasu under refrigerated condition can keep for a year and almost indefinitely if it is kept frozen.

Where to buy Artisan Kasu

Please come visit our winery retail store on Granville Island or visit the following stores*.

  • Fujiya – Clark Street, Vancouver (604) 251-1988
  • Fujiya – 3624 Shelbourne Street, Victoria (250) 598-3711
  • Konbiniya – 1238 Robson Street, Vancouver (604) 682-3634
  • Suzuya at Nikkei Centre – 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby (778) 709-3206

*Availability is subject to change.

sakekasu

Osake Artisan Kasu

SakeKasu or Kasu is the “lees” that remain after the fermented rice mash has been pressed during the sake making process. SakeKasu is an excellent cooking ingredient for a variety of dishes including meat, fish, soup and desert. It contains distinct properties that work as a natural flavour enhancer, meat tenderizer, blending, binding and preserving agent.

Ingredients:
Water, Rice, Alcohol (maximum 9%), Yeast.

$4.50 (450g), $7.50 (900g), $23.00 (4.0kg)

sakekasu hot sauce and dressing

Osake Artisan Kasu – Citrus Dressing

100% Natural, low-fat, low-sodium, vegan

Versatile and healthy, this dressing, formulated with no added oil and containing no animal products, is a guilt-free pantry staple that will meet all your dietary preferences.

Ingredients:
Water, Rice, Rice Vinegar, Sugar, Soybeans, Alcohol (less than 1%), Lime Juice Concentrate, Spices, Salt, Yeast.

$7.00 (250ml)

sakekasu hot sauce and dressing

Osake Artisan Kasu – Hot Sauce

100% Natural, low-fat, low-sodium, vegan

Made primarily from fragrant Osake kasu and miso, this savoury, mildly spicy sauce is ready to be used right out of the bottle as a marinade, or a dipping or cooking sauce for fish, meats and vegetables.

Ingredients:
Water, Rice, Sugar, Rice Vinegar, Sesame Oil, Soybeans, Alcohol (less than 1%), Salt, Lime Juice Concentrate, Spices, Yeast.

$7.00 (250ml)

sakekasu juice

Osake Cherry Kasu Drink

Non-Alcoholic and 100% Natural; Rich with Vitamins and Minerals

“This kasu fruit drink is made by hand at our Granville Island studio with pure sweet cherry concentrate and our Artisan Kasu. Great for both adults and children.”

$3.00

sakekasu juice

Osake Apple-Yuzu Kasu Drink

Non-Alcoholic and 100% Natural; Abundant with Essential Amino Acids, Vitamins and Minerals

“Pure Apple and Yuzu concentrates blended with Sakekasu. Yuzu is an aromatic Japanese citrus fruit. Sweetness and acidity are perfectly balanced with a clean after-taste.”

$3.00

bon bon

SakeKasu Bon Bon

SakeKasu x Chocolate!

Through collaboration with local confectionery Coconama, a truffle-like dessert that fully utilizes the savoury essence of kasu with the decadence of a rich dark chocolate shell.

$2.00 (2pcs), $7.00 (6pcs)


Non-Alcoholic
and 100% Natural; Abundant with Essential Amino Acids, Vitamins and Minerals

Pure Apple and Yuzu concentrates blended with Sakekasu.  Yuzu is an aromatic Japanese citrus fruit.  Sweetness and acidity are perfectly balanced with clean after-taste.”