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Virtual Cooking Class – Daifuku (Sept 2)

Join the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme Alumni Association of Ottawa for a virtual cook-along cooking class. We’ll be making daifuku, or anko filled mochi – sweet bean paste filled gluttonous rice. Pick your favourite bean paste, some strawberries if you like, and follow along in your own kitchen.

We look forward to seeing you!

DATE: Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
TIME: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET
WHERE: Online (Zoom)
PRICE: Free + Cost of Ingredients
REGISTRATION: Required via Eventbrite

If you have any questions or concerns, please email exec@jetaaottawa.ca.


What ingredients do I need?
Mochi: 115 g (¾ cup) mochiko glutinous rice flour 50 g (¼ cup) granulated sugar 180 ml (¾ cup) water
Filling: 480 g (1 ½ cup) anko red bean paste (optional) 10 – 15 strawberries For shaping: 1 cup or more cornstarch

There’s a few kinds of anko (bean paste) – which should I use?
That’s up to you! Koshi-an is smooth red bean paste. Tsubo-an is chunky. Shiro-an is white bean paste. The event picture is shiro-an strawberry daifuku.

What equipment do I need?
Microwave safe bowl
Mixing spoon or rice paddle
Saran wrap
Measuring cups and spoons
Plates (Optional)
Cookie sheet and parchment/silicon mat

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