[Sca-cooks] mochi in the 10th century Japanese Ochikubo monogatari
kiridono at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 14:56:47 PDT 2010
To be honest, I'm not sure, but I can, if you wish, pass the question on to
a good friend who has translated the Ryori Monogotari....a sllightly out of
period Japanese cookbook.
On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 4:49 PM, emilio szabo <emilio_szabo at yahoo.it> wrote:
> In one of the scenes of the 10th century Japanese Ochikubo monogatari
> mention is
> made of fruits and of mochi, sort of a cake of roasted rice (or whatever)
> seems to have played a certain role in wedding ceremonies.
> Two questions:
> 1 What do we know about mochi and its use?
> 2 Is there more about food and cookery in pieces of literature like the
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