Archive for March 13th, 2016

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Sweets

    Matcha Dango with ‘Tsubu-an’

    My favourite type of Dango is ‘Kusa Dango’ and they are very green because the dough is made from Rice flour and young leaves of ‘Yomogi’ plant. ‘Yomogi’ used to be growing absolutely everywhere in Japan and my mother and I used to have a walk to collect ‘Yomogi’ leaves when we made ‘Kusa Dango’. …

  • Sweets

    Mitarashi Dango

    My daughter requested me a recipe of ‘Dango’, Japanese dumplings made from Japanese Glutinous Rice Flour. There are so many different types of Dango in different regions in Japan. Here is the most popular ‘Mitarashi Dango’ recipe. ‘Mitarashi Dango’ are plain dumplings covered with sauce made with soy sauce and sugar. If you can find …