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Mochi Cakes with Coconut Jam

In Cupcakes and Muffins on September 5, 2009 at 7:04 pm

mochi cakes

Everyone has a dish that they bring a lot to a gathering or party. My mum’s is these quick Mochi cakes, a sweet, sticky and chewy cake that many people eat in Japan and Asia. In Japan, they eat these on New Year’s Eve and the stickiness and chewiness indicates a long life. Ironically many elderly choke on these every year and a death count of unfortunate mochi chokers is published in the papers a few days after. If I were an elderly person with false teeth I’d want to ensure a long life ahead and avoid these should any well meaning relatives offer them to me … [read more]

From Not Quite Nigella

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