Kinako mochi is made by broiling mochi until they puff up, then dipping them in hot water and rolling them in a soybean flour mixture, for an addictive snack.
What to buy: Kinako is a soybean flour that can be found at Asian markets.
This recipe was featured as part of our New Year’s, Japanese Style menu, as well as Drinks Around the World feature.
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