Wagashi


August 16, 2012

Tokyo JUNKtion: Toraya (Roppongi Hills)

by Yoko Kumano

On the very special occasion that a visitor from Japan would bring Toraya to our home in Cupertino, I would actually be excited about eating.

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April 9, 2012

ReCPY: Lazyass Sakuramochi (And Failures from Cutting Corners)

by Moto Yamamoto

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In Japan, everything is made easy for busy housewives who have to raise kids, clean the house, yet also have to cook and make dessert.

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March 29, 2012

Tokyo JUNKtion: Ikko-an (Koshikawa)

by Yoko Kumano

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After reading Moto’s post about making anko (sweet bean paste), I began to reminisce about my visit to a wagashi (traditional Japanese confectionary) shop in Koishikawa, Tokyo called Ikko-an.

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March 19, 2012

ReCPY: Anko (Sweet Bean Paste) + Wagashi Event @ Japan Society (NYC)

by Moto Yamamoto

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My most recent obsession is making anko (sweet bean paste) from scratch. As I wrote in my strawberry daifuku post a couple of weeks ago, using bean paste as dessert doesn’t really exist in the west.

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December 25, 2011

Merry Xmas Wagashi (Sweets)

by UM Guest

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By Kenji Miura

I celebrated Christmas in Japan by making wagashi, or traditional Japanese sweets.

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