Mochi mochi means glutinous (not glutenous!) and sticky. Mochi mochi stuff has a chewy bite, for example mochi (natch), sticky rice like the sekihan in the picture, some kinds of mushipan and breads like these muffins made with glutinous rice flour and Pao de Queijo.
Audioscript: “Mochi mochi shiteru mushipan ga daisuki” (I love steamed cakes that are mochi mochi).
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What’s your favourite mochi mochi food?