Japanese Sweets Overseas
Kinako (soybean flour), Anko (sweet bean paste), and Mitarashi (sweet soy sauce) are indispensable for Japanese sweets.
Mitarashi sauce is also easy to make without mirin.
Japanese sweets are not easy to eat when you are overseas. In fact, many of them are easy to make, so please give them a try.
Easy Mitarashi Dumpling Sauce without Mirin
- brown sugar 1.5 Tbsp
- soy sauce 1 Tbsp
- potato starch 3/4 Tbsp
- water 5 Tbsp
- Measuring spoon
- Frying pan
- silicon spatula
- Combine all ingredients in a frying pan and mix well.
- Cook over low heat, stirring constantly with a spatula.
- When the mixture becomes clear and thick, it is ready to serve.
- Serve with dango or shiratama dumplings.Types of Rice Flour Overseas and Dango Dumpling RecipeYou can make Dango, Japanese rice dumplings by using rice flour and glutinous rice flour, which is sold at Asian markets.Shiratama Dumplings Overseas: Perfect with MitarashiAlthough you won't find shiratama flour overseas, you can use glutinous rice flour to make shiratama dumplings.