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Chinese Red Wine made easy


1kg glutinous rice
2-3 pieces of wine biscuits (chew pia)
75g  (or 2 taels)  red rice bran (ang kek bee)


1. Soak glutinous rice in water overnight.
2. Cook rice and let cool
3. Break the wine biscuits and mix it with the red rice
4. Mix #3 thoroughly with the cooked rice
5. Let it ferment 2-4 weeks

It should be fermented for one month in an earthen ware to achieve the colour and texture. You have to use dry fermented red rice so that it turns red. For the first week , stir it every day , then twice weekly. Strain in a muslin cloth, wine for cooking and residue for marinating.

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