What is Miso ? Revealing the different types of Miso

What is Miso ?

Have you ever wondered what miso is ?

Ingredients of Miso


Miso is a very traditional Japanese seasoning made from fermented soybeans, along with other ingredients such as grains, salt and a mild culture called koji. 

Koji is a type of fungus that is grown on rice or barley which helps the fermentation of soybeans and grains, making them easier to be digested and giving a rich and savoury flavour. 

Miso have a range of varieties, from light, sweet mild white miso to dark and salty red miso. The difference between them are depending on the proportion of ingredients and fermentation period. 

Difference between white and red miso

Would like to try out some ? 

You can buy your authentic Japanese miso from WWW Mart today !

White Miso 

Red Miso

Stay tuned for our next asian food class ~