Posts Tagged ‘chestnut

Donabe Yaki-kuri Gohan (Roasted Chestnut Rice)

Donabe Yaki-kuri Gohan (Roasted Chestnut Rice)
Miwa’s Kyoto Kitchen Recipe An autumn favorite in Japan is kuri-gohan, or rice cooked with chestnuts. Chestnuts are in season now and Miwa got a bag full from Tamba. While roasting and peeling chestnuts takes some time, this is an extremely delicious dish, especially when cooked in a donabe earthenware pot. The flavors are simple and straightforward: rice, chestnut and…

Omiyage: Kurikinton Autumn Chestnut Confection

Omiyage: Kurikinton Autumn Chestnut Confection
Omiyage: Kurikinton Autumn Chestnut Confection 栗きんとん Omiyage: Kurikinton Autumn Chestnut Confection 栗きんとん
Boiled chestnuts mashed with sugar and twisted in fabric into shape makes kurikinton, an autumn delicacy and favorite souvenir of the mountainous areas of central Japan.…

Wagashi: Ryuen Rakuseki and Maccha Rakuseki

Wagashi: Ryuen Rakuseki and Maccha Rakuseki
Wagashi Series: Ryuen Rakuseki and Maccha Rakuseki (柳苑: 楽石・抹茶楽石) Wagashi: Ryuen Rakuseki and Maccha Rakuseki Ryuen specializes in a simple and elegant wagashi that combines a center of candied kuri (chestnut) embedded in koshian (sweet azuki bean paste) with a coating of sugar and kuzu (arrow root starch), some with the addition of sugary green tea powder (maccha). Ryuen‘s wagashi is decidedly classical in…

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