Tag Archives: mochi pounding

Christmas F:east! – festive celebrations with a Japanese flavour

Christmas F:east

This Christmas is going to be a feast not only for the tastebuds, but the eyes, mind and wallet too! We’ve decked the halls and gone all out this year to make sure there’s something amazing going on at all times. So don’t miss out, check out our amazingly comprehensive round up of everything Christmas!

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Mochi Rice Pounding Event at Japan Centre 2011!


Mochitsuki Rice Pounding Event

If you enjoy the sweet sticky joy that is mochi rice cakes, we have a great event for you at Japan Centre this weekend! To coincide with the Japanese New Year tradition of mochitsuki, where sweet glutinous rice is pounded into a sticky cake, Japan Centre will be holding our own mochitsuki ceremony so you can see what it is all about!

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New Year Mochi Pounding


It’s that time of year again! No, not Christmas…it’s that time when Japanese people pound mochi rice cakes with big wooden mallets. Confused? Read on! Read More…


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