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Maehara Seifun Hida Mochi Rectangular Rice Cakes, 500 g

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£12,99

Sticky mochi rice cakes made with Gifu's sweetest rice grain.

Nurtured in the lush, mountainous wetlands between Hida and Takayama city, the glutinous rice of the region forms the perfect base for dense and fluffy mochi, with the cool climate keeping nutrients locked in each delicately fulfilling bite. Pounded and vacuum sealed for freshness, these mochi are best enjoyed grilled in a walnut miso paste coating for a crisp and chewy savoury dish.

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Background

Mochi is a much-loved staple ingredient and rice dessert made both skillfully and sweetly to bring out some of Japan's most decadent flavours. By soaking glutinous rice overnight and masterfully hammering it into a thick paste, using a special long wooden hammer and pestle, each square or cube is ceremoniously prepared usually around new year and festivals to draw crowds and create a delicious spectacle. Known for its chewy and squishy texture mochi makes the perfect bitesize treat to enjoy your favourite dessert fillings and is surprisingly versatile in Japanese cooking, adding a stringy cheese-like texture to dishes like okonomiyaki and ozoni. Whatever your preference, check out our Mochi section at japancentre.com to find your favourite way of enjoying this sticky specialty.

Information

Nutrition

Per 100g:
• Energy: 946kJ/226kcal
• Fat: 0.4g
• Carbohydrate: 51.4g
• Protein: 4.2g
• Salt: 0.0g