The Japanese word for vinegar is su (traditional Japanese) and binegā (English loanword). Find more words in the list below.
|Vinegar (traditional Japanese)|
|Vinegar (English loanword)|
|Apple cider vinegar|
Interesting facts about vinegar in Japan
Vinegar has been made in Japan for at least the last 1,500 years and is a common ingredient in countless Japanese dishes. Most of us will already be very familiar with some of the types that are regularly used in Japan such as rice and apple cider vinegar. However, they also use many varieties most of us have never heard of such as black, sudachi, dried bonito, sakura flower, grain and yuzu vinegar to name but a few.