Dango with Sweet Soy Sauce (Mitarashi Dango)

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I introduced red bean paste dango the other day, and you know, I was too tired to cook red beans, so today I want to introduce another version of dango sweets.


Red bean paste dango has rich and thick texture from red bean, but this one is sweet and savory flavor of soy sauce (Again, soy sauce appeared on my recipe! :P)


The dango is called mitarashi-dango, and even though the sauce is rich and thick, this is more like lighter on your stomach.


And most importantly, making the sauce is EASY!!

Just combine all ingredients and 1 min later, you have perfect sauce right away!


If you like sweet but a little bit salty flavor, give it try!

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Dango with Sweet Red Bean Paste

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The fall is finally come.

Tanooki already started to use heater in house. When I was in LA, I’d used a fan during fall because it was still hot enough, so I can’t believe myself using a heater in Sep (and October)!!


I went to grocery shopping to some Chinese market the other day, and they had a variety of mooncake in fancy boxes.  Sure, the Moon Festival is already a past event (this year’s moon festival was Oct 4th. As you can guess, the event was already passed before I knew.)


People who lived in old days worshipped the moon for its beauty, so they offered dango, rice cake dumplings, by window and ate them with looking at the great scenery of the moon.   


From my room, it is a little difficult to see the moon, but I’d like to join the festival in this year.

Well, I know it’s already past event and it’s almost impossible to see the moon, but I want to join. Not just I want to eat dango.


Anyway, today I’d like to share the recipe for dango with red bean paste.  



If you are wearing braces on your teeth or have some filling on your teeth, please consult your dentist if you can eat sticky and chewy dumplings before you try the recipe. I used to wear braces and this kind of food was strictly prohibited since it’s easy to ruin them…

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Almond Biscuit

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What is the best partner for being couch potato?

Popcorn? Maybe, but I feel like something sweet.

Chocolate candies? Sure, but a little too rich on my mouth?

Cookies?  Umm, close!


Well, I don’t know why you didn’t come up with the idea, Almond biscuit!

This is crunchy, thin version of cookies with sweet flavor of egg and sugar with a carpet of almond.

A pinch of salt can give the entire cookies great flavor.
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Buttery Sugar Rusk

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Today’s recipe…


well, I’m kind of embarrassed to call it as recipe because you don’t need any special ingredients or special preparational method to make it.


This is the simple but incredibly yummy quick bite for your snack or breakfast with just 3 ingredients and 5 min to cook!


Rich flavor of butter and sweet sugar on crunchy baguette will be your next obsession!


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Crustless Cheesecake

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My dinner buddy’s favorite cake is cheesecake. (FYI, mine is any kind as long as its name is cake:P)

But since he decided to be a vegan, I haven’t cooked cheese cake for a while. For some reason, he said it’s cheesecake time, so I’m sharing my favorite cheesecake recipe.

This is crustless, so you can skip the crust making step to save your time. Also you won’t surprise how much butter you need to put in just a thin crust:P

Creamy and rich baked cheesecake is the best for your afternoon tea or dessert, so you should try!


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