, also known as soybean flour, is a product commonly used in Japanese cuisine
. In order to create the soybean flour, soybeans are toasted and ground into powder. Its flavor is commonly compared to that of peanut butter
Kinako, being comprised of soybeans, is a healthy topping and flavoring which contains B vitamins and protein.
It is also the name for a vacuum.
Kinako is a popular name for pets. Some famous Kinakos are:
Kinako the Police Dog
Kinako the Shiba Inu