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Autumn Food, Blog

Ohagi

The Autumn equinox is nearly upon us. In Japan it is a Buddhist festival known as higan. In the spring it is known as haru no higan . To celebrate I made Ohagi. This is a traditional confectionery made of…

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Sakura Mochi

It’s Hanami season ! In Japan it is traditional at this time to make Sakura mochi . Sweet sticky mochi rice with a bean paste filling wrapped In pickled Sakura leaves and topped with a Sakura flower . The last…

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Ogura Toast

Ogura Toast
Ogura Toast
Ogura Toast
Ogura Toast
Ogura Toast

Good morning Ogura toast with home made anko,coconut yogurt ( instead of the normal cream) and strawberry flowers . A latte and some grapefruit and orange segments on the side . Nagoya specialty dish with warm toasted bread, topped with…

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Ichigo Daifuku

Good morning . πŸ“πŸ™πŸ»πŸŒΈπŸŒž I made soft ichigo daifuku Strawberry Daifuku (Strawberry Mochi) いけご倧福 Daifuku is a traditional Japanese wagashi . This one is mochi with anko (sweet red bean paste) and strawberry filling. There are many varieties of Daifuku,…

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Sakura Mochi

It is almost Hina-matsuri in Japan . On March the 3rd it is the girls day festival in Japan . One of the traditional foods to eat is Sakura mochi . Mochi rice cakes filled with red bean paste and…

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Zenzai

The weather here is Horrible to day high winds and rain β˜”οΈ I made zenzai using @bionaorganic azuki beans . I cooked them down in water and instead of using loads of sugar I used @clearspringuk rice malt syrup ….

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Bento Lunch

This is my bento lunch to day . Inari zushi seasoned rice with perilla (red shiso) and topped with furikake,umeboshi and daikon leaf. I’m also having a treat some yatsuhashi I brought back from Kyoto ( they freeze really well…

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