Dramatic way of making the Japanese dessert "mochi"

Traditionally, the process of cooking is associated with slow motions and calm atmosphere. Quizzclub team was very surprised to find an aggressive way of making desserts.
The video is enclosed - come and see!

Mochi is a Japanese rice cake made of sticky rice dough. The process of making Mochi is called Mochitsuki:

The fastest mochi master in Japan is Mitsuno Nakatani. He dedicated his life to mochi making. You can observe fragments of his work in the following video:

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
Allison Aspden
That is most enlightening. I never knew anything about mochi.
May 11, 2022 9:53PM
Lourdes Ayala
Very interesting! I will try to find some Mochi at our local Asian market place
Nov 11, 2021 4:33PM
Ilias Tsiabardas
Boy it takes a Big Sweat to Make Mochi
May 6, 2021 7:50PM
Jacqueline Tattam
“ Traditionally, the process of cooking is associated with slow motions and calm atmosphere”. The author of this has obviously never cooked a thing in his/her life.
Feb 23, 2020 10:32PM
Alice McKay
Are they ever fast, punding and hitting!
Oct 29, 2019 8:32PM
John Puza
I still love my Folgers, but would try it!
Jun 22, 2018 9:01AM
Maria Tomkins
I live in the States and Trader Joe's (a fantastic grocer) sells different flavors of Mochi - I love the Green Tea and also the Mango flavored.
Apr 3, 2018 4:42PM
Marti Fogel
I never realized how difficult mochi is to make.
Dec 28, 2017 6:12PM
Marthina Strydom
VERY interesting
Nov 3, 2017 3:43PM
Elsa Clarke Alyward
Interesting but now I want to taste it. I love rice. Thanks for sharing!
Oct 31, 2017 8:17PM
Linda Spreng
Interesting, but I don't know anyone I trust enough to do the pounding.
Oct 29, 2017 6:08PM

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