80 and Flinging: Shizuo Mori’s Pudding Passion is an Inspiration

Shizuo Mori is a master of his craft, and his pudding? Legendary. But what’s truly inspiring isn’t just his delicious flan, it’s the dedication and joy he brings to his work at the age of 80.

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For over 50 years, Mori has woken up before dawn to create the perfect puddings at Hecklen, his cozy Tokyo cafe. He’s not slowing down anytime soon, and neither is his signature serving technique – the viral “flan-fling.”


Mori’s story is a delicious reminder that age is just a number. It’s about passion, perseverance, and the joy of sharing your gift with the world. Here’s what we can learn from this pudding maestro:

  • Never Stop the Flame: Mori’s dedication is incredible. Decades in, he still finds the motivation to get up before dawn and perfect his craft. What is your passion? Rekindle the flame and keep it burning bright.
  • Find Your Flair: Mori’s pudding is delicious, but it’s the “fling” that makes it an experience. Find what sets you apart and don’t be afraid to embrace it.
  • Age is Just a Number: Mori is 80 and thriving. His story is a testament to the fact that you can achieve your dreams at any point in your life.

So next time you’re feeling discouraged, remember Shizuo Mori. With a smile, a whisk, and a good dose of “fling,” he’s showing us all that life’s a delicious adventure waiting to be savoured.


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