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  • Writer's pictureHiroe Rose

How it's made: Jyounamagashi

Updated: Jun 20, 2021

Increased number of people have asked me, "How do you make Jyounamagashi?"

I use traditional method, as well as traditional tools, so it's tedious, labor intensive, and actually dangerous (only when cooking An - bean paste,) and worst of all, it can't be done by machine.

Thus, it takes 3 days to produce, and it is unfortunately one of the reasons for this dying occupation. However, I still find pleasure in my work, and devote myself to produce An (bean paste) which is smooth and melt on your tongue - to enhance tea!

I have squeezed the 3 days work into 2 minutes video to give you glimpse of what I do.

I hope people would be more curious to taste this beautiful, authentic traditional Japanese petit four!  Bon appétit!

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