Tag - kuzu

sasamaki

Sasamaki – bamboo leaf wrapped sweets

Kimika Soko Takechi Larry Sokyo Tiscornia teatimes@chanoyu.com INGREDIENTS kuzu (Eng. kudzu [Pueraria lobata] 100gm (3.5oz) white sugar 50gm (1.8oz) brown sugar 50gm (1.8oz) kurosato (black sugar) 100gm (3.5oz) water 400cc (1.6c) sasa (bamboo leaves) PREPARATION Pick small sized leaves (available dried in Asian markets). Wash well in cold water and soak in fresh cold water overnight. Scrub both sides well with a soft...

mizubotan

Mizubotan – water peony

Kimika Soko Takechi Larry Sokyo Tiscornia teatimes@chanoyu.com INGREDIENTS kuzu (kudzu) 1 part / 50gm (1.75oz) sugar 2 parts / 100gm (3.5oz) water 4 parts / 200cc (0.8c.) pink koshian (smooth bean paste) approx. 20gm (3/4oz) per sweet PREPARATION Prepare approximately 20gm (3/4oz) pink koshian balls that will be the center of the sweet. Dissolve the kuzu in the water until all of...

hatsugari - first goose

Hatsugari – first goose

Kimika Soko Takechi Larry Sokyo Tiscornia teatimes@chanoyu.com INGREDIENTS kuzu (Eng. kudzu [Pueraria lobata] 100gm (3.5oz) white sugar 50gm (1.8oz) brown sugar 50gm (1.8oz) kurosato (black sugar) 100gm (3.5oz) water 400cc (1.6c) yurine (lily bulb) or nagaimo (long yam) PREPARATION If the black sugar pieces are too large you can cut into small pieces with a heavy knife or smash with a mallet. Mix...