I’ve mentioned green tea plenty of times before, but mochi has only come up once. It’s a chewy, sticky ball made of rice flour that has a texture of say play dough. Haagen Dasz’ latest limited edition ice-cream is a matcha & mochi one. Matcha mochi. Matcha mochi. Try saying that ten times while keeping a straight face.
The green tea ice-cream was perfectly balances. Not too bitter, not too sweet. The interesting part came from the mochi though. All throughout the ice-cream were pieces of this rubbery substance. You would get some with just about every bite. After the ice-cream had melted and dribbled its way down your throat, you’d still be chewing on the little rice flour balls. That is a good thing, believe you me. A good thing indeed.
Fear Factor – 1 / Taste Test – 8