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Mochi is a Japanese rice cake made of glutinous rice pounded into paste and molded into shape. In Japan it is traditionally made in a ceremony called mochitsuki. While also eaten year-round, mochi is a traditional food for the Japanese New Year and is commonly sold and eaten during that time. Mochi is also a prominent snack in Hawaii and Taiwan.
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Quick Tip by . April 14, 2010
There is nothing quite as memorable in the spring as "sakura mochi" (cherry blossom mochi) with a cup of steaming hot "ocha"...
Quick Tip by . January 29, 2010
I've never met a mochi I didn't like, though I prefer it sweet & preferably filled with ice cream or atop froyo :D
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