Here we introduce a common recipe that symbolizes autumn in Japan. <i>Kuri</i>, or Japanese chestnut, can be boiled and eaten out of the shell or cooked with rice as in this recipe. The <i>kuri</i> adds a hint of sweet taste to the rice, and its bright yellow color makes a beautiful presentation that reminds us of fall.
Nagoyan sweets, Uiro steamed cake made of rice powder, Japan ういろ "Uirō, also known as uirō-mochi, is a traditional Japanese steamed cake made of rice flour and sugar. It is chewy, similar to mochi, and subtly sweet. Flavors include azuki bean paste, green tea (matcha), yuzu, strawberry and chestnut. Nagoya is particularly famous for its uirō." - wikipedia