Do You Like Mochi?

Mochi (The ones in photograph are filled with ice cream not bean paste)

Mochi (Japanese: 餠, もち)  

“Mochi (pronounced MOE-chee) is a Japanese dessert made of sweet glutinous rice flour, or mochigome. With a chewy, smooth, elastic texture, mochi dough is often tinted with green tea powder (matcha) or other food colorings and wrapped around a sweet center to form small, bite-size confections. In its traditional form, this kind of mochi is filled with sweet red bean paste.”

Blood Orange, Mango, Pistachio, Vanilla, Blueberry, Strawberry, These are the flavors I bought today.

MochiYou can see a bit of frost from the freezer on them.

18 thoughts on “Do You Like Mochi?

  1. your photo is pretty and you capture the beauty of these sweet treats.
    They are so fun to see – and eat!
    we like these (Wegman’s sells some – bigger than those in the pic) but we try not to have any sugar and flour – and so we now make ice cream from coconut milk (Trader Joe’s has some cans with no gunk added) and add stevia – then change the toppings –

  2. After seeing this post on your blog, I bought a box of Vanilla Mochi when I was shopping at Trader Joe’s. I have one word to say: YUM!

  3. Spoiler Alert – you may prefer to be uninformed.
    Per 1 internet source – you may want a wider number of sources. Comparing the calories vs the carbs for both red bean paste and ice cream- because I am type 2 diabetic. Aha- the ice cream is “healthier” – Yes, the numbers will vary per flavor.
    Rounding numbers for 1 piece of the ice cream version 100- 110 calories and 24 carbs
    versus the bean paste containing more than 200 calories and 70 carbs / piece.
    Stick with the ice cream version.

  4. Oh my… Mochi is one of my favorite dessert, especially freshly prepared ones are very smooth and tasty, I can eat them with grated root vegetables with a bit of soy sauce 😋🥂

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