Japan. Country, able to defeat the Europeans in a true ideological shock. Although we are familiar with karaoke, origami, ikebana, anime, sushi, sake, but EVERYTHING is different: the attitude, the clothes, customs, lifestyles, home furnishings... and, of course, food. I walked around this recipe for several years. That was his hour, or even day. I selected a whole folder of recipes and methods for making mochi. For the ordinary Japanese is a very easy recipe, especially because it is based on, pasta, you can just buy at the store, you can make the most from a special flour made from glutinous rice, special varieties of mochigome. But for me it was a real culinary adventure with many interesting stops. If you are interested, please ... To begin with, that is a classic paste for mochi beat burly men with wooden hammers in a wooden mortar, where they grind the steamed rice grain, mochigome. But...