OMG Dessert Goals: Foodies Head To Brooklyn For One Sweet Party
Posted October 24, 2016, 1:56pm
Among the many vendors in attendance was Mochidoki, a company that specializes in the premium Japanese dessert known as mochi ice cream. Founder Ken Gordon emphasized why his bite-sized “bon bons” were different from traditional mochi.
“We really wanted to expand the mochi profile and see if we could elevate the product, if we could make it more mainstream to the American palate,” Gordon said. “Our passion fruit flavor, which is purple on the outside and yellow in the inside, is made to look like an actual passion fruit. We’re the first company to put chocolate chips in the mochi, so you’re getting texture as well as flavor. I just thought, ‘why can’t we combine Ben and Jerrys into mochi ice cream?’”
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