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Kinako Powder (50g)


Kinako is a powder of grilled and crushed soybeans, tasting like toasty peanut butter. It is often used as a delicious traditional topping on all kinds of dessert, for example, to coat Japanese wagashi, or traditional Japanese sweets.

Indeed, kinako powder is a very healthy, full of protein and vitamins. The flour is also low in carbohydrates, making it a possible choice for people who avoid starchy foods for dietary reasons.

A popular New Year’s lucky treat is eating mochi with a mixture of kinako, sugar and salt or soy sauce.