Friday, June 13, 2014

Water Cake or Mizu Shingen Mochi Cake

At first it looks like a drop of water but it is a CAKE.  A so called Japanese Water Cake or famous known as the MIZU SHINGEN MOCHI Cake.


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SHINGEN-MOCHI is one of Yamanashi prefecture in Japan. A small chewy mochi(rice cakes) covered with ground roasted soy bean and brown sugar syrup.

MIZU means water. 

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A delicate at it looks but need to consumed in 30 minutes, after which it will simply turn into a puddle of water.


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From a brief history of the so called cake:

Shingen is actually a name of Japan's famous warlords, SHINGEN TAKEDA. It's an old tradition to put mochi covered with soy bean powder and brown sugar syrup on every household of a Buddhist altar during the BON FESTIVAL. Shingen-mochi was born from a local culture and use the name Shingen as their sign of respect as they marketed the product.

 @rarapanpusu twitted this: 

The sensation of eating water cake was a bit surprising, since it felt like the cake turned into water into your mouth, but it was delicious.   


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Made by Kinseiken Seika Company, using the water from the Southern Japanese alps and can only be enjoyed in one of the Kinseiken's two Yamagata prefecture locations.




 

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2 comments:

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