“J-Simple Recipes” is the abbreviation for “Japanese Simple Recipes.”
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Rice Bran

Rice bran (komenuka) is the powder of brown rice's outer brown layers produced when polished rice is made from brown rice. Rice bran is used for making takuan (Japanese pickles), removing egumi (bitter taste) of bamboo shoot when boiling it and kneading into cookie dough.