Mochi dessert

I went into W H Lung recently (see my other article on asian/oriental food places in Manchester) and for curiosity’s sake, I checked the small freezer located near the fresh vegetables. This normally contained ice cream, or during the Lunar New Year, snow skin mooncake but that day, it also contained boxes of mochi dessert! I say mochi dessert, as it’s not actually ice cream mochi since it’s made from coconut milk. They had boxes of just one flavour, but I figured I’d give the assorted flavours box a try first.

mochi boxes

Mochi boxes

mochi dessert

Mochi dessert


The box contains 6 mochi of different flavours:

  • Chocolate
  • Strawberry
  • Black sesame
  • Mango
  • Vanilla
  • Green Tea
mochi flavours

Mochi flavours

Each one is individually wrapped (sorry, I ate the green tea one before taking this photo).

mochi unboxed

Mochi is individually wrapped

The mochi is really soft to bite into and not too cold on my teeth.

Bitten mochi

Bitten mochi

I quite liked the green tea flavour, so I’m looking forward to trying the other flavours. The box itself costed £3.60 which is fairly expensive for a dessert but not bad considering I don’t think you can get ice cream mochi elsewhere. (If you can, let me know in the comments below).

  • Wan la la

    Lol awesome ! I didn’t eat anymore, did u check the calories count???

  • Elsa Lee

    Yeah, it’s like 66 calories per piece? XD

  • LondonEater

    If you ever spot ice-cream mochi made by Little Moons give them a go. They are way yummier than these ones. Not sure if you can get the ice-cream outside London but I know they supply YoSushi’s chocolate and cheesecake mochi!

  • Elsa Lee

    Actually saw these in W H Lung in Manchester, but unfortunately my freezer is a bit full atm. Hope they stick around long enough for me to buy a pack.

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