Takara Tomy Arts - perfect NATTO mixing machine "Rosanjin Natto Bachi"
Takara Tomy Arts is going to release a Natto mixing machine Rosanjin Natto Bachi on February 6.
Natto - fermented soy beans - is a favorite among Japanese. We usually eat it with rice for breakfast. It's smelly and slimy so most likely people will want to avoid eating it if they have never tried to before. However, if you are adventurous and get hooked on its mysterious flavor and texture, Natto will be irresistible for you.
It's said that the more you mix your Natto before eating it, the better and richer its taste becomes. So, Takara Tomy created a Natto mixing machine for those who really care a lot about their Natto.
After extensive research, Takara Tomy Arts discovered that mixing it exactly 424 times gives an optimal flavor to Natto. The key to this is giving it just the right amount of "neba neba" - this is that sticky, gooey goodness that makes the beans suspend from your chopsticks and makes your lips stick together. They have set the mixing machine to be able to mix it 424 times in only 1.5 minutes to achieve this goal quickly.
Also, Takara Tomy says that through their testing, the best timing to add soy sauce to Natto is when you reach 305 times, so a door for soy sauce insertion is installed on the mixing machine and automatically opens after the mixing hits 305 times.
"Neba neba" have bad Natto again! With the Natto mixing machine Rosanjin Natto Bachi, you will be able to have more enjoyable Natto life.