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homemade mochi?

Mimas Jul 26, 2012 11:01 AM

Is anyone in Houston (or anywhere in Texas) making homemade mochi?

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    tlegray RE: Mimas Jul 27, 2012 02:46 PM

    I'm not sure what you mean by homemade but there's a good Japanese Market on the west side of Houston. I do believe I've seen mochi in the prepared food section of their refrigerator but I couldn't say for sure. It's a small store.

    Nippan Daido
    11146 Westheimer Road
    Houston, TX 77042
    (713) 785-0815

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      Mimas RE: tlegray Jul 27, 2012 02:57 PM

      This is very helpful. Thank you. I'm interested in where I can find mochi generally throughout Texas, and I'm also trying to find out if anyone actually makes it in Texas, as in do they take the rice and process it themselves. Even just the name of a shop that sells mochi is helpful. I appreciate it.

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        tlegray RE: Mimas Jul 27, 2012 10:43 PM

        99 Ranch Market and Hong Kong Market on Bellaire may also. Haven't heard of anyone making it here in Houston. It's a long process. I've only seen it made once and that was for a Japanese Festval in Los Angeles. I have gotten mochi ice cream at Hong Kong Market and I've seen it at 99 Ranch Market. Not exactly what your looking for though.

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          Mimas RE: tlegray Jul 28, 2012 12:25 PM

          It's still great information, and I'll take what I can get! I can't believe you got to see it being made. That's cool. Thanks again for the info. :)

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