Japanese mochi rice cakes (New Year’s sweets)

Mochi and matcha ice-cream

Happy New Year 2018!
Since the New Year has just started, I thought it would be nice to share with you some New Year’s culinary Japanese traditions. The first of these concerns Japanese mochi / omochi rice cakes. Below you’ll find basic information about mochi and daifuku (“stuffed mochi“), motchitsuki tradition as well as the link to the recipe for these traditional Japanese sweets. Continue reading “Japanese mochi rice cakes (New Year’s sweets)”