Mitoku Brown Rice Mochi With Mugwort   250g

Mitoku Brown Rice Mochi With Mugwort 250g

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Mochi is delicious chewy cakes of whole-grain "sweet" rice with Japanese mugwort. Also called Kusa Mochi,a traditional Japanese sweet dish for spring

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Our Price £7.18 (£2.87 per 100g)  

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Kusa Mochi or Yomogi Mochi as this mochi is also called is a traditional Japanese sweet which is traditionally eaten during the Spring time. Now days Mochi is eaten as a snack, as a starter, or as a dessert at any time of year with the relevant dips and sauces. This Mochi, flavoured with the herb Japanese mugwort or yomogi, has a 'springlike' fragrance and vivid green colour.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with your favourite dips, spreads, sauces or toppings. Wrap in toasted nori with a tamari-ginger dip or dip in warmed rice malt for a sweet snack.

Cooking Instructions

Bake or pan fry the rice chunks in oil until cakes puff up and soften making Mochi.

Usage

Kusa Mochi can be used to make the Japanese sweets Daifuku (which literally translated means 'great luck'). To make these take a small round amount blob of mochi and stuff it or wrap it round a filling of fruit or sweetened red bean paste. Traditional Daifuku are either the size of a 50p or palm sized and can be pale green, white or pale pink and are covered in a fine layer of icing sugar to prevent sticking.

Ingredients

Whole-grain sweet brown rice and Japanese mugwort ("yomogi") herb.

Other Information

What is mochi?
The hearty flavour and unique, chewy texture of mochi has made it a natural favourite in Japan. Mitoku Brown Rice Mochi is prepared in the traditional way: steamed whole grain glutinous rice (sweet brown rice) is pounded to a sticky dough, then formed into blocks and dried. When cooked, these "cakes" soften and puff up, becoming delectably moist and chewy.

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Customer reviews - Mitoku Brown Rice Mochi With Mugwort 250g

Recipes

Savoury snack - Fri 22nd Oct 2010

Fry the mochi in sesame oil till puffed a little and golden. Grate some fresh daikon, or slice some pickled daikon on top, and roll into a bit of roasted nori. It makes a lovely filling snack, and very balanced too.

Reviewer's Name: Gaelle Chassery

Reviews

Great snack - Fri 22nd Oct 2010

This mochi has a really good taste and the texture is just right. The deep dark green colour is fantastic too!

Reviewer's Name: Gaelle Chassery

Fantastic - Mon 15th Jul 2013

I love the colour of this and the feeling that I know I'm eating something really healthy yet it's a snack/starter food. I personally wrapped mine in grape leaves and dipped in sweet ginger sauce and just wow - magnificent.

Reviewer's Name: D BISALA

Healthy green snack - Fri 16th Aug 2013

Delicious savoury snack with a nice flavour thanks to the mugwort. Just a shame about the price.

Reviewer's Name: Mr Daniel Love





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