Modern Hishimochi Recipe 

It’s hard for our staffers to not eat, sleep and breathe all things Japan when our colleague (and resident sweet maker) Amanda, brought in this delicious cheesecake treat! She kindly shared the recipe- we hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

This recipe comes from the Aloha State, Hawaii. With one of the largest Japanese and Japanese-American populations in the US, the islands are home to some creative takes on traditional Japanese sweets. As cheesecake is popular in both Japan and the US, this dish is the perfect dessert to carry on the symbolism of the season wherever you are.

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