Wagashi, traditional Japanese confectionaries, are often made with azuki, tiny red beans, and mochi, sticky rice pounded until its like a taffy. While I grew up eating some of these, I was never a big fan until I tried the 108 more words
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These are cute cakes for Spring
The latest seasonal offering from Häagen-Dazs Japan is this visually stunning green tea and red bean number.
It is smothered with kuromitsu, a Japanese sugar syrup made from unrefined black sugar grown in Okinawa, and has a layer of sweet red bean paste sandwiched between green tea ice cream and good old vanilla ice cream at the very bottom. 76 more words