3 Ways to Use Sake Cups (Ochoko)

Asayu Japan 5PCS Multicolor Ochoko Sake Cup Set recipe idea

Sake cups are generally small cups for drinking sake. There are various types of sake cups made of ceramic or glass. Our sake cups come in a set of five colors, so there are many ways to enjoy them. We will introduce 3 ways to use the sake cups. 

As Sake Cups

Drinking sake with ceramic sake cups will make the taste of sake sweeter and smoother. Pour hot or cold sake or any other drink of your choice and enjoy. 
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As Small bowls

Sake cups can also be used as a small bowl. Serve side dishes in the cups. Just add tomatoes, edamame, carrot salad, bite sized tofu, fruits, etc. to the cups to make the table enjoyable. By using different colors of sake cups, you can add more colors to your table. It is much fun choosing which color to use everyday.Asayu Japan Made in Japan sake cups set ochoko guinomi

Carrot salad recipe

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What You Need
・ 2 carrots
・ 5 tbsp vinegar
・ 2 tbsp olive oil
・ 1/2 tbsp brown sugar
・ Salt, to taste
・ Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

What To Do
1, Peel and then finely shred the carrots.
2, Combine together all of the ingredients and whisk.

As Dipping Sauce Dishes

You can serve dipping sauces in the sake cups for salad sticks, tortilla chips, and vegan chicken nuggets. It would be more fun to add various colors to your table. 

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5 easy and delicious dipping sauce recipes

Wasabi mayonnaise recipeWasabi Mayonnaise

What You Need

・3tbsp mayonnaise
・1/2 to 1 tsp wasabi paste

What To Do
Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl.


Aurora sauce creamy tomato sauce recipe

Aurora sauce (Creamy tomato sauce)

What You Need

・5 tbsp mayonnaise 
・3 tbsp tomato ketchup

What To Do
Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl.

Miso mayonnaise recipe

Wasabi Mayonnaise

What You Need

・3 tbsp mayonnaise
・2 tsp miso

What To Do
Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl.

Crushed walnuts

What You Need

・A handful of walnuts

What To Do
Grind the toasted walnuts with a mortar and pestle.



Japanese Sesami sauce

What You Need

・3 tsp sesame
・1 tbsp sake
・1 tbsp mirin
・2 tsp soy sauce

What To Do
1, Put 1 tbsp sake and mirin in a small bowl and heat in a microwave for about 20 seconds without wrapping to remove alcohol, and remove the heat.
2, Put the sesame seeds in a frying pan and toast them over low heat. (Toasting the sesame seeds enhances their nutty flavor!)
3, Grind the toasted sesame seeds with a mortar and pestle.
4, Add 2 tsp soy sauce and 1 tsp water, and mix until well combined.