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Japanese GOMA Dressing - The trendy Sauce

What is GOMA Dressing?

Goma, in Japanese, is known to be Sesame. Thus, Japanese Goma Dressing is also known as Sesame Dressing, or Roasted Sesame Dressing - depening on how the manufacturer produced the product.

Goma Dressing are really creamy and has a very fragrant sweet and a hint of sour taste.

What gives Goma Dressing such a fragrant taste?

As the name goes, it's the sesame. The sesame are being evenly roasted and grinded finely to mix with other ingredients to reach the perfect mix.

You may continue reading and more information of the ingredients will be explained.


Uses of Goma Dressing

There are plenty of uses for Goma Dressing.

Of course, the obvious use of Goma Dressing would be as a Salad Dressing or with any vegetables. They have the perfect creamy texture and a fragrant and light sour taste that is best to go with any types of salad.

You can also try adding the Goma Dressing to boiled Spinach (after draining) as an side dish for your guest. This is an Korean fusion side dish that is also very popular.

Apart from using it for salad, another most popular use is to have it with your steamboat or hotpot. Goma Dressing is the perfect steamboat, shabu shabu or hotpot sauce that match with, especially when you are having a plain and blend soup.

Goma Dressing helps to gives an extra flavoring to the ingredients you are having for your steamboat or hotpot. It can also helps to cover up certain taste, like fishy or the porky taste.

Last but not least, the most common use of Goma Dressing in Japan is to use it as a noodle sauce; typically used for making Cold Noodles.

Cold noodles are commonly found in Japan during their summer period as it has a very refreshing taste. And the Goma Dressing are perfect to go sauce for most cold items.

This special dish that are found in Japan is called "Hiyashi Chuka Soba"; though the noodles are normally not the usual Soba that we find.

Apart from those cold dishes, Goma dressing are also good to go with fried food, especially deep-fried Prawns.


Top brands of Goma Dressing sold in Singapore

Now that you are more interested and curious of Goma Dressing, you may be thinking which brand is better and tastier. And where can you get them?

#1 - Mizkan Kin Goma no Tare

[Mizkan Roasted Sesame Dressing]

Mizkan's Kin Goma no Tare, AKA Mizkan Roasted Sesame Dressing, has more black vinegar added into the dressing; thus, giving it a more soury taste yet with more fragrant taste.

As compared to others, Mizkan's Roasted Sesame Dressing is slightly less creamy, where you would not get too "jelat" (or sick of it) easily.

Ingredients: Water, Rapeseed Oil, 9% Sesame, Glucose Fructose Syrup, Distilled Water, Salt, Sugar, Egg Yok, Yeast Extract, Soy Sauce (Soy, Wheat, Water, Salt), Soybean, Sweetener E955.

Allergen: Eggs, Wheat, Sesame, Soybeans.

* Do note that there may be some discrepancies due to translation.

You should be able to find Mizkan's Roasted Sesame Dressing in big Supermarkets.

Else, you can easily get them from us @ Mizkan Kin Goma Dressing - 250ml or by clicking on the photo above.

#2 - Kewpie Goma no Tare (JAPAN Import)

[Kewpie Roasted Sesame Dressing]

Kewpie's Roasted Sesame Dressing on the other hand is more onto the savoury and sweeter side, with a little hint of sour taste.

It is also creamier and thicker as compared. Thus, it would be better to go with noodles or steamboat, hotpot or shabu shabu where there will be extra water with the ingredients to dilute the sauce a little.

Now, you may be wondering the difference between the smaller bottles found in Supermarket and this large bottle.

This 1 litre large bottle of Kewpie Roasted Sesame Dressing is manufacture in Japan and directly imported to Singapore. Thus, they are not easily found in common supermarkets.

The large bottle is usually for commercial and business use in Japan; thus, they are more thicker and also made according to the Japanese tastebuds.

So where to find this particular Kewpie Roasted Sesame Dressing?

You can get from us directly by searching "Kewpie Roasted Sesame Dressing - 1L", or click the link on photo.

Ingredients in Kewpie Roasted Sesame Dressing:

Edible Vegetable Oil (Manufactured in Japan), Soy Sauce, Sugar, Brewed Vinegar, Sesame, Shiitake Mushroom, Salt, Egg Yolk, Spice Extract, Seasonings (Amino Acids), Thickener (Xanthan Gum), Sweeteners (Stevia).

Allergens: Eggs, Wheat, Sesame, Soybeans, and Apples.

* Do note that there may be some discrepancies due to translation.

#3 - Kewpie Dressing Roasted Sesame (Malaysia)

Though this is also from Kewpie , however this is manufactured in Malaysia. And also, this Kewpie Dressing Roasted Sesame is halal certified.

For the taste wise, this Kewpie Dressing Roasted Sesame is more on the thicker side. And it is slight more soury compared to the Kewpie Roasted Sesame Dressing from Japan.

Kewpie Dressing Roasted Sesame can easily be found in common supermarkets.

You may also check with us directly if you are keen on the product.

Whatsapp / Call:

Ziqi @ 91802380 (English / Chinese)

Wang @ 92236988 (Chinese / Dialects)

Available in: 210ml, 500ml, 1000ml

Main Ingredients: Soybean Oil, Sugar, Soy Sauce (Salt, Soybeans, Sugar, Wheat Flour, Permitted Colour (E150C), Preservative (E211) and Flavour Enhancers (E631, E627), Vinegar, Sesame, Sesame Oil, Egg, Salt, Contains Yeast Extract (Yeast Extract, Maltodextrin) As Permitted Flavour Enhancer, Contains Sesame Flavour As Permitted Flavouring Substance, Xanthan Gum (E415), SOdium Acetate (E262), Contains Caramel Colour (E150c) As Permitted Colouring Substance, Calcium Disodium EDTA (E385), Mustard Seed Extract, Contains Thickener (Xanthan Gum) Acidity Regulator (Sodium Acetate), Stabiliser (Calcium Disodium EDTA) As Permitted Food Conditioners

Allergens: Soybeans, Wheat, Egg


So, what are you still waiting for? Just start getting 1 bottle of the Roasted Sesame Dressing and have steamboat or hotpot with your friends and families now!

As an appreciation for reading our blog post, we would like to offer you a promotional code "GOMA20" to get 20% off exclusively for all our Sesame Dressing.

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