Clearspring Sweet Grains Dessert - Amazake is made using time honoured production processes and just 3 simple organic ingredients - water, whole grains and a pinch of salt. These undergo true alchemy to produce this thick, creamy, dairy free traditional Japanese dessert.
In Japan Amazake, translated as “sweet sake”, is normally consumed as a drink where it is diluted with hot water, sieved and drunk as a comforting winter warmer. However it is very versatile and can also be used to add texture and protein to your favourite fruit smoothie, natural sweetness to pancakes and muffins or as a batter to make dairy free French Toast.
Ingredients: Water, oats* (24%), cultured rice*, sea salt.
What is Amazake?
Literally translated as “sweet sake” a koji culture converts the carbohydrates from the whole grains into simple sugars giving rise to the naturally sweet flavour of amazake.
In Japan Amazake is normally consumed as a drink where it is diluted with hot water, sieved and drunk as a comforting winter warmer. However it is very versatile and can be used in lots of European dishes too. For example adding Amazake to your favourite fruit smoothie adds proteins, texture and natural sweetness but it could also be added to pancake batter, muffin mixes or used to make dairy free French Toast. Deliciously thick and creamy it is hard to believe its made from dairy free ingredients!
Clearspring Amazake is made using time honoured production processes and just 3 simple organic ingredients - water, whole grains and a pinch of salt - undergo true alchemy to produce this thick, creamy, dairy free traditional Japanese dessert.
FREE FROM: Dairy, Wheat, Gluten (except for the Oat) , Added Sugar, Nuts
About the company
Clearspring is a privately owned UK company established in the 1980s to distribute great tasting traditional foods that support good health; promote sustainable agriculture; and provide economic stability for producer communities.
Set up by its current Chairman, Christopher Dawson, in 1993, Clearspring has grown from annual sales of £640,000 to monthly sales of £750,000 in 2013. Clearspring currently distributes over 180 products from around the world, has 16 wholesale customers in the UK, and further wholesale customers in more than 40 countries worldwide.
From their west London offices Christopher and his staff travel around the world in search of high quality products that meet Clearspring's exacting standards. Each product is carefully evaluated for purity of ingredients and ecologically sound manufacturing practices. Clearspring looks for products that are GMO free and made with whole organic ingredients. Refined organic ingredients such as organic sugar are not acceptable; Clearspring believes that refining organic foods depletes them of their intrinsic value.
Brand: Organic Oat Amazake - Sweet Grains Dessert
Claims: Organic, vegan, wheat free.
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