Pink to green

After cherry blossom,  I love the moment of  ’pink to green’  with imagination.

Stay home.

Wish everyone stay safe and healthy.

Sakura Mochi

Cherry blossom season is coming soon. Why not making Sakura Mochi at home.

120g of Domyoji* (道明寺3割)
180ml of Water 
2tbsp of sugar

12 Salted Sakura leaves

240g of Koshian (red beans paster )

<sugar syrup>
Sugar 10g
Water 20g

<Preparation>
ー Soak salted sakura leaves in water for about 35min to remove some salt (don’t remove completely)
ー Make 20g red beans balls (20g x12)
ー Dissolve coloring (red) in small amount of water (no need to add if you prefer)
ー Make sugar syrup or you can use little oil

<Instruction>
1 Put Domyoji, water and coloring in microwave proof bowl and soak them for 15 min. Liquid will be gone.
2 Put lid on and microwave(600w) for 4min30sec.
3 Leave aside and let it steam for 10 min (lid on)
4 Sprinkle sugar and mix with wooden spatula gently in cutting motion.
5 Divide dough into 12 pieces (roughly 25g each ). Wet your hands with sugar syrup and wrap red beans ball with dough in round shape.
6 Wrap Sakura leaves around.

*Domyouji ko is dried sticky rice after steamed and cooked.

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How to wrap Sakura Mochi
How to rap Sakura mochi

Fig and walnut yokan

For white day !

Coffee and wagashi

I am selling my little sweets at coffee stand nearby.
Wagashi and coffee – I love this combination, so I am glad to do this.

Tradional wagashi and western cake with Japanese twists.

 

 

Kuba Coffee Roastery 久芳焙煎所

3-7-6 Sendagaya Shibuyaku Tokyo
Mon/Tue 900-1630
It has a  name ‘Tea press  board ‘at the building entrance but it is pop up coffee stand.

Coffee beans area available on line

https://kubacoffee.shop

Miso making class

It is such a fun to make miso with chatting with friends.

Tasting time !
lots of miso with Onigiri and pork miso soup with homemade miso last year


Thank you for great photo. K

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