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« on: February 09, 2012 08:39:59 AM »



I've had it one time in high school. I don't really remember what it tasted like. Does anyone know what it's called? Is it a type of mochi? I think I didn't think it was very sweet back then, but my tastes have changed now and I want to try to make some.
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« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2012 09:05:44 AM »

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I've had it one time in high school. I don't really remember what it tasted like. Does anyone know what it's called? Is it a type of mochi? I think I didn't think it was very sweet back then, but my tastes have changed now and I want to try to make some.

By the colors, it looks like hishi mochi but those are squared I believe.  Undecided looks yummy I hope you find out
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« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2012 09:15:20 AM »

it's hanami dango, I've always wanted to try some but in my small town I've never been able to find the right ingredients  Undecided
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« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2012 10:17:59 AM »

It's dango and fairly easy to make!  It's essentially a mochi ball (glutinous rice) colored with food coloring or matcha powder wrapped around red bean (azuki) paste.
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« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2012 10:44:07 AM »

Here is a simple recipe for the basic hanami dango.

http://www.mookychick.co.uk/how-to/how-to-guides/hanami-party.php
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« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2014 06:22:02 AM »

mmm mochi on a stick...I had these when I was a kid in Japan...thanks for the recipe to try my hand at making it myself...
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« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2014 10:52:22 PM »

Ooh neat! I had my first ever mochi ice cream the other day...it was very interesting!
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« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2014 08:33:32 AM »

I love the colors. Now I need some Japanese sweets.
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