/ Location: Kurume, Fukuoka
Feature: Food & Drinks
Some Mochi is consumed immediately and the rest can be dried. It will keep for months at room temperature or up to a year in the freezer. It is prepared in various ways. It may be boiled in soup or used as a dumpling in stew. It can be baked or fried and dipped in a variety of sauces. But one of its most popular forms is as a desert, filled with sweet bean paste and dusted with various sweet, flavored powders.