Category: Food

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NEVER pass through Hakata Station without going here. . .

    Hakata Station is brand spanking new, and you have probably just arrived from a 4 hour shinkansen ride from Tokyo. Thousands of people crowd you, and ominous signposts confuse you more than help you. You probably just want to head straight to your hotel (if you manage to find the Station exit) or …

Asawa's Recipes

Sweet potato steam bread (さつまいもの蒸しパン)

The time of the year when winter slowly blends into spring is a great time for sweet potato recipes!  Why not make one tonight to greet winter goodbye? Once again, another simple recipe which guarantees that you will finish making it before Spring finally arrives! Ingredients (6-8 baking cups) 200g flour 20g starch 200ml milk …

Asawa's Recipes, Food

Tofu Shiratama (mochi) (豆腐入り白玉 Tofu iri shiratama)

For the second recipe in a row, we are sharing another dessert recipe.   And this time, it is truly Japanese and truly easy to prepare.  Shiratama powder is often used in Japanese sweets, so this recipe would be a good starting point in learning many other Japanese desserts.  You can get in in any Japanese …