#232 Ichigo Daifuku

Strawberry season in Japan is in winter.

This tasty sweet treat is a winter speciality

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It is pink mochi covering sweet red bean paste and a strawberry.daifuku3

Mochi is a glutinous rice cake that can be eaten hot or cold and sweet or savoury.

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苺/ichigo is the Japanese for strawberry and 大福/daifuku can mean “good fortune” but is another word for any type of sweet bean and mochi ball.

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