What Is Miso?
Correct Answer: fermented paste
Miso is a fermented umami flavored paste commonly found in a Japanese dish. The texture of the miso is similar to peanut butter. It is widely cultured using soybean, grain, salt, and koji, a type of mold. The fermenting time can range anywhere from a few weeks to several years.
The nutritional benefits of miso are a healthy source of probiotics. Probiotics are the good bacteria found in the gut. Miso is also beneficial for digestion.