The Conrad Howler

  • Memorial Day Holiday!!! Monday, May 28.

  • Honor Society Induction Ceremony!!! Wednesday, May 23.

  • Senior Finals Periods 7 & 8!!! Thursday, May 24.

  • Senior Finals Period 3 & 4!!! Wednesday, May 23.

  • Senior Finals Periods 5 & 6!!! Tuesday, May 22.

  • Senior Finals Period 1 & 2!!!! Monday, May 21.

  • 6th & 7th Grade Picnic!!! Friday, May 18.

  • Spring Concert!!!! Wednesday, May 16.

  • High School Awards Night!!!! Monday, May 14.

  • 8th Grade Formal!! Friday, May 11.

  • 33 More Days Until Disney!!! Seniors Get Ready For The Magic!!

  • Seniors, Four More Mondays Until Our Finals!!!!!

The Dangerous Art Of Mochi

Kathryn Dykes, Staff

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.

Email This Story

Mochi is a Japanese rice cake made of a sweet sticky rice called mochigome. The rice is pounded very fast for 2 minutes to create a paste and can be molded into its desired shape. The traditional way of mochi pounding consists of one person pounding while the other mixes by hand.   Mochi is soft, smooth, and chewy, and it is part of a traditional japanese culture. “I live my life for mochi pounding.” says Mitsuo Nakataniduo. Mitsuo has been running Nakatanidou for 23 years. His average pounding is about 3 poundings per second.

Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.

The student news site of Conrad Schools of Science
The Dangerous Art Of Mochi