Wednesday, January 19, 2011

kamuro

kamuro It is ichigo daifuku season around here, though this year, the strawberries are apparently very expensive because of the bad weather.

I tried Kamuro's ichigo daifuku recently.

The mochi (rice cake) outside is like a fluffy marshmallow and besides the whole strawberry in the middle, what usually is a sweet bean paste, is instead made from egg yolk and milk and the texture is like a whipped custard.

Super light and delicious. I'm glad I only bought one otherwise I would have eaten more.

14 comments:

Alesa Warcan said...

Although I love anko, I've never been too convinced by its combination with strawberries.
This neatly dodges that trap: it sounds delicious!

Rowena... said...

Heck I could go for a dozen by just the photo alone. I wonder how strawberry season will be for us.

Su-Lin said...

Oh, I've always wanted to try those strawberry mochis! They look fantastic!

KirkK said...

That does look delicious Kat!

K said...

Looks tasty- I agree, I could prob eat way too many of these in one sitting!

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K and S said...

really Alesa? that is interesting. this would definitely dodge it.

with the heat and rain of summer and then the snow in winter it really screwed up a lot of produce and fruits Rowena, hope your strawberries will not be affected.

I've attached a recipe to my post Su-Lin, if you can get your hands on the ingredients I hope you give it a try.

Thanks Kirk :)

K, Especially since there isn't a lot of mochi, just a thin covering.

Thanks Vincent!

Take care everyone.
Kat

~Holly~ said...

Yum!! I love strawberry mochi!!

jalna said...

Ditto what ~Holly~ said!

Japan Australia said...

It looks delicious!! I think I would much prefer the strawberry version over the more traditional anko (red bean paste).

Patzie said...

from what you described, i really want one now!

K and S said...

Thanks Holly!

Ditto Jalna :)

Thanks J-A, you do realize that the original strawberry version has sweet bean paste (anko) also.

I hope you get to try some soon Patzie :)

Take care everyone.
Kat

Deb in Hawaii said...

That does look light and delicious! ;-)

K and S said...

like air Deb in Hawaii ;)

Take care.
Kat