Mochi or omochi is made from pounded sweet rice. Sweet rice is also called glutinous rice, sticky rice, or waxy rice. If you intend to make mochi on your own, you have to find Japanese sweet rice, which is short grain sweet rice. Traditionally, steamed sweet rice is pounded in a wooden motar with one […]
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In Japan, certain dates in the calendar year are associated with food. It’s somewhat similar to the United States custom to have turkey, cranberries, and applesauce on Thanksgiving, but the Japanese do not commemorate specific past events by eating certain food on these days. In many cases, we don’t know why we eat certain foods […]
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