Japanese food cookery class – Day 18

It was officially the first day of classes today but none of the courses I want to take had any lectures on, so I had a day off!
But in the evening we had a Japanese cookery class where we were shown how to make sushi and a mochi dessert.

We started off by making sushi rolls where we all made one each, then cut them up into 6 pieces so we could all try each others handiwork.

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Nga went first and I have to say that her sushi was the most profession looking.

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Michael went next, followed by Philipp.

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Our sushi all together.

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After we scoffed these down, we continued on to make our mochi, which we had with some sweet adzuki beans and some Kinako flour mixed with some black sugar (?).

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We had to roll the mochi mixture into balls which took a long time.

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To cook the mochi you put them into a big bowl of water and when it’s cooked it floats to the surface. We had to share the pot with another table and there was a lot of fighting as the mochi kept floating around in the bowl so it was hard to distinguish whose mochi belonged to which group.

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I really like this dessert but it definitely fills you up and my mouth started to ache a bit after all that chewing.

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All in all it was another great event held at Hitotsubashi! Thank you to everyone for putting on such a fun evening!

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4 thoughts on “Japanese food cookery class – Day 18

  1. twnteo on said:

    The easy way to make Mochi is to cook the flour mixture in a microwave!!…….ssh……..

  2. Pingback: Abekawa Mochi – Golden Flour Rice Cake | Red Maple

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