The small, pounded rice cakes -- eaten as a sweet dessert and enjoyed as a way to preserve rice through the year -- are easy for most urbanites in Japan to find at their corner mochi shop. But for many Japanese Americans, making mochi the old fashioned way offers a chance to connect with their heritage, teach their children about cultural traditions, and make enough mochi to last the year.Sweet Treats: Mochi Making at Family-Owned Koda Farms - NBC News.com
Monday, January 5, 2015
Sweet Treats: Mochi Making at Family-Owned Koda Farms - NBC News.com
My article for NBC Asian America on Mochitsuki!