Discover Osechi Ryori (3) Kinton: Money

Posted on Jan 1, 2017 in Hiroko's Blog, Recipes

              Kinton means gold bar or lump of gold. Kinton is a dish in which mashed, sweetened sweet potato is tossed with candied chestnuts. The sweet potato is usually cooked with dried gardenia flower pod to make the dish to acquire bright golden yellow color. I have changed my mother’s recipe in 3 areas. I cook the sweet potato in the oven for stronger flavor of sweet potato; I reduced the amount of sugar added to the sweet potato...

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