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Monthly Archives: April 2011

Roughly weekly to roughly biweekly

April 24th, 2011 at 11:02 pm » Comments (0)

I have been posting regularly (roughly weekly) for well over a year now. Part of my goal for this last year has been to put together the material needed for ...more »

Digging into US rice – where did it come from?

April 17th, 2011 at 6:04 pm » Comments (0)

Discussions with a friend challenged my understanding of some aspects of US rice production. I had focused on California rice for most of my earlier research and really, if the ...more »

Rice Malt, Not for Sake but still interesting

April 10th, 2011 at 9:58 am » Comments (0)

While researching rice and enzymes I came across an article on how steep time and temperature influence rice malt enzyme production. Malting is a major part of most beer brewing ...more »

Honjozo – multiple beginnings

April 3rd, 2011 at 5:18 pm » Comments (0)

While most of us who have paid attention to honjozo have heard about how the rice shortage around World War II sparked the need to stretch rice farther. For sake, ...more »