Archive for June 29th, 2016

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Beans & Peas Takikomigohan

    ‘Sekihan’ Azuki Rice

    The dish is called ‘Sekihan’ (Red Rice) in Japan, and it is traditionally prepared to celebrate special occasions, because of its red colour which is symbolic of happiness. ‘Sekihan’ is cooked with ‘Mochi-gome’ (Short Grain Glutinous Rice) and ‘Sasage Beans’, that are very similar to Azuki Beans, by steaming. These days more people conveniently cook …