What is Japanese mayonnaise?
Accordingly, how is Japanese mayonnaise different?
The texture is thicker and creamier in both color and texture. Japanese mayonnaise has a rich egg flavor because only egg yolks are used compared to the western mayo that contains entire egg. Also, Japanese mayo is typically made with rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar, instead of distilled vinegar.
Also, can I use regular mayo instead of Japanese mayo? Simple Substitute for Japanese Mayonnaise Recipe: For 1 cup of American mayonnaise (I use Best Foods/Hellmann's Mayonnaise), add 2 Tbsp rice vinegar and 1 Tbsp sugar. And whisk until sugar dissolves. For 1 Tbsp of American mayonnaise, add 1/2 tsp rice vinegar and 1/8 tsp sugar.
Besides, whats the difference between Japanese mayo and American Mayo?
American mayonnaises use distilled vinegar that gives a certain acidic flavor to it, whereas Japanese mayonnaise relies on either apple cider or rice vinegar for a more subdued, sweeter tang. Japanese mayonnaise also has the addition of a not-so-secret ingredient that immediately makes everything taste better:
What is Kewpie mayo?
Kewpie is a smoother, creamer mayonnaise, and it's made with rice vinegar rather than distilled vinegar. Its popularity in Japan really can't be overestimated. Wikipedia says that people who are known to really like mayonnaise are apt to be called mayora by their friends!