Hashimoto Hokkaido Koshian Smooth Red Bean Paste, 380 g

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A smooth serving of rich Hokkaido red bean sweetness.

Making the quality sweetness and chew of plump Hokkaido azuki red beans all the more moreish to enjoy, Hashimoto has created this sticky koshian red bean paste to flavour and fill desserts with ease. A rustic and naturally sugar-sweetened taste smoothed into a soft texture, this richly-coloured paste makes traditional desserts simple and flavoursome to enjoy, easily blended into thick oshiruko red bean soups and moist anpan sweet bread fillings. Irresistibly easy to consume once opened and a superb partner to matcha green tea, keep this paste refrigerated to enjoy its fresh flavour at its sweetest.

ITEM ID: #16138

Background

When you ask any Japanese person what a classic Japanese dessert might be, chances are they will say ‘azuki’. This little red bean has been used in Japanese cuisine for thousands of years, and sweetened beans or pastes pop up in all sorts of traditional and modern Japanese sweet foods. Take a look at Japan Centre’s fantastic range of Azuki flavoured sweet foods.

How To Use

This sweetened red azuki bean paste is perfect for:
• Making warm zenzai soup.
• Filling mochi, daifuku and other traditional Japanese wagashi sweets.
• Topping off dango, crushed ice and ice cream.

Once opened, please keep refrigerated and consume as soon as possible.

Item Detail

Nutrition

Per 100g:
• Energy: 1042kJ/249kcal 
• Fat: 0.3g 
  (of which Saturates: 0.1g)
• Carbohydrate: 58.4g
  (of which Sugars: 34.7g)
• Protein: 5.1g
• Salt: 0g

Ingredients and allergens

Bean Paste (Azuki Red Beans [Hokkaido, Japan]), Sugar, Sorbitol.

REVIEWS

1 review
11-03-2021
Very nice for filling Dorayaki..