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often pair cheese with fruit. In the Japanese kitchen a similar flavor profile
– mellow-sweet tones enhanced by salty ones – can be achieved by napping fruit
with flavored miso sauces. Fall
fruits make an especially good match with miso.
I like to pair plump rosy-fleshed figs with a lemony light-colored miso sauce while I find a
ginger-infused, pungent red miso
sauce beautifully complements crisp, juicy Asian pears.
categories of miso:
"White" miso refers to pale, slightly sweet, creamy-textured pastes such as SAIKYO SHIRO MISO (left).