Kit: Sekihan for First Period Celebration
Sekihan is a mixture of glutinous rice (mochi rice) cooked with azuki beans and azuki bean water to achieve a beautiful pink/red tint. It's served with a sprinkle of toasted black sesame seeds and salt for a nutty and salty finish.
Sekihan is a food prepared for all kinds of celebrations and special occasions in Japan, but did you know it's also prepared and eaten by the whole family to celebrate a girl's first menstruation?
We offer this sekihan kit for anyone wishing to celebrate a girl or menstruating person in your life, including if that person is you!
The kit includes:
- A recipe and step by step instructions for making sekihan at home
- Enough rice, azuki beans, and black sesame and salt mixture for the recipe