Mochi Magic Cookbook - by Kaori Becker
Just in time for Lunar New Year and Valentine's Day! Looking for a great experience with your loved ones and kids? Do you love spending time in your kitchen? Dive into this cookbook of modern (and irresistibly cute) mochi recipes, written by Bay Area native Kaori Becker!
Mochi — the traditional Japanese treat made of chewy rice dough — is a popular and versatile vehicle for all kinds of sweet and savory fillings, and easily molded into adorable shapes and characters that define Japan’s culture of cuteness.
Food writer Kaori Becker’s easy-to-follow techniques for creating and cooking with mochi deliver the perfect mix of fun and tradition. Each colorful page brims with recipes for hand-pounded, steamed, and modern microwave mochi; fillings like rosewater, Nutella, black sesame, Oreo Cream Cheese, and Japanese plum wine; mochi-focused goodies like Bacon-Wrapped Mochi, Ozoni Soup, baked goods; and inspiration for shaping irresistibly charming mochi flowers, baby chicks, pandas, and more. Kawaii!!
About the author:
Kaori Becker grew up in the Bay Area and was drawn to her mother's Japanese home cooking, especially sweets and baked goods.