Akita Prefecture

Tamago Kanten (Egg agar-agar)

Tamago Kanten (Egg agar-agar)
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  • Photos courtesy of: Guide to Local Akita Flavors (Akita Rural District Lifestyle Research Council)

  • Photos courtesy of: Akita Tourism Federation

  • Photos courtesy of: Guide to Local Akita Flavors (Akita Rural District Lifestyle Research Council)

RECIPE

Ingredients (serves 10 people)

  • Kanten sticks 2
  • Medium eggs 5
  • Sugar 250g
  • Salt Pinch
  • Water 1,000cc

How to cook

  • 1. Put 1,000cc of water in a pot and dissolve the kanten.

  • 2. Put the eggs in a bowl and beat them.

  • 3. Put the pot from 1 over heat, adding sugar and salt before it boils. Once the sugar dissolves, add 2 and mix. Let the mixture cool slightly before pouring into a kanten mold.

  • 4. Let sit for 1 hour at room temperature.

Recipe Arrangements

provider : “Akita Kyomi(=local cuisine) Fudoki” (Akita Prefecture Rural Life Research Group Council)

* Recipes vary depending on the region and home.

* This recipe video has been partially arranged to make it easier to cook at home.