Mirin is a sweet, natural cooking wine made from sweet rice and is related to sake. It is a delicious seasoning agent for all types of cooking and is often called the mother of taste, as it controls all other flavours when cooking. This mirin has a natural rice seasoning with a rounded mild sweet taste and contains amino acids, vitamins and enzymes. Today, mirin is not only used in Japan, but is known throughout the world for its subtle sweet flavour. Its delicate alcohol content tenderizes fish and meat, while imparting body and a rich sweetness unavailable from sugar. You will find that mirin adds shining luster to food, often being used in such popular dishes as steamed fish, noodle soups, steamed vegetables, meat, and teriyaki chicken.