In this article, I’ll give you a quick overview of the popular Japanese dessert named Kitsûe.
What is Kitsûe?
Kitsûe is a Japanese dessert that is made from a type of rice cake that is flavored with green tea and sweetened with sugar. It is often served as an after-dinner snack or dessert. Kitsûe is also known as “matcha wafers” in English because the color of the cake resembles the popular green tea beverage.
Kitsûe can be purchased at most Japanese grocery stores or convenience stores. The cake is usually sold in packages of four or six and costs around $1 per package.
You can also make your own kitsûe by following one of the many tutorials online.
Origins of the Japanese dessert
Kitsûe is a Japanese dessert that is made of rice flour and sugar, and it is often flavored with sakura (cherry blossom) or Hina matsuri (cherry blossom-viewing) extracts.
Kitsûe has been around for centuries, and it is said to have originated from the court of Emperor Sujin in the Heian period. Kitsûe was popularized in the Edo period by tea merchants who sold it at their stalls.
Key ingredients in a traditional Kitsûe
Kitsûe is a Japanese dessert made of sweetened rice cake and whipped cream. It is often enjoyed as part of a celebratory meal, such as on New Year’s Eve or Valentine’s Day. There are many variations of kitsûe, but the key ingredients are usually rice cake and whipped cream.
To make kitsûe, you will need:
1 cup glutinous rice flour
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
pinch of salt
2 large eggs, beaten
1 1/2 cups whole milk
1 (14 oz) can sweeten condensed milk
vanilla extract, to taste
For the whipped cream:
1 1/2 cups heavy cream, cold
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Kitsûe is a popular Japanese dessert that can be made with a variety of ingredients and flavors. Here are some things you should know about this delicious dessert:
1. Kitsûe is typically made with mochi (a type of sticky rice) and whipped cream or custard.
2. The name “kitsûe” comes from the Japanese word for “flower”. The dessert is often adorned with colorful flower petals and served in a pretty glass bowl.
3. Kitsûe can be enjoyed at any time of the day, but is typically eaten in the evening after dinner.
Places to find kitsûes in North America
If you’re looking for a sweet dessert that’s unique and comforting, you should try a kitsûe. Kitsûes are often made with popular custards, whipped cream, and fruit and can be found at most Japanese restaurants in North America. Here are some tips on where to find kitsûes in your area:
1. In Vancouver, try Yamasa Japanese Restaurant or Sushi-Kiss for a wide selection of kitsûes.
2. In Toronto, try Sushi-Kiss or Japonais for a variety of flavors and styles.
3. In Montreal, try Sushi-Kiss or Kiku for the widest selection of flavors and styles.
4. In Calgary, try Kiku or Kinkei for delicious options that will surprise you.
5. In Edmonton, try Kinkei for an exquisite kitûe experience.