Beika

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Beika
Beika 002.jpg
TypeHigashi
Place of originJapan
Main ingredientsRice (or wheat flour or barley flour)
VariationsSenbei, arare, kaki no tane, okaki

In Japanese, beika (米菓) describes a higashi (dry Japanese confectionery) that is made out of rice. Major types include:

Some types of senbei may use wheat flour or barley flour instead of rice flour, for example tansan senbei, nanbu senbei and kawara senbei.

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