Sweets eaten on celebrations in Chichibu
Ebishi is a traditional sweets from chichibu region containing small pieces of Yuzu (Japanese citrus) peel and nuts. It is originally made as a preserved food during the Sengoku period (1467-1590) and been served as a part of wedding dinner until the end of the world wars.
for ６ persons
- Water1 cup
- Soy sauce7 tbs
- Oil3 tbs
- Wheat flour450-500g
- Sugar1 tbs
- Sesame2 tbs
- Yuzua little
- Red pickled gingera little
- Roughly chop walnuts and peanuts, finely chop yuzu peels and red pickled ginger. Mix them with flour, sugar, sesame, sake, soy sauce and little bit of water and kneed them together.
- Shape it into like a log, place it in the steamer and cook for 20-25 minutes.
- Slice and serve on the plate.
Information provided by : Saitama traditional local food recipe book