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 Why is Anpan (bread with red beans pastes in) so sweet?

 Why is Anpan (bread with red beans pastes in) so sweet?

Have you ever wondered why Anpan is so sweet? These are conversation between a child and his mother I met the other day.   son               “ Why Anpan is...
The history of Wagashi

The history of Wagashi

There are various kind of Wagashi. You can enjoy luxurious ones with green tea or you can enjoy more casual ones on daily basis, such as Dorayaki or Daihuku, Ea...
daihuku

What determine the flavor of Anko

What determine the flavor of Anko ― Get to know the flavor besides sweetness and find your favorite Anko   Anko sweets are very simple, composed of only Az...
Taste perception and astringent taste

Taste perception and astringent taste

~ Sent, how to preserve, how to produce can change the flavor~ Contains a lot of starch? Azuki is deeply ingrained in Japanese society and it has been used as m...
Eitaro's kintsuba

Why is Eitaro’s Kintsuba round?

Kintsuba is one of the Wagashi(Japanese traditional sweets). They are made from anko(red bean pastes) which was dipped into the very light batter and cooked. Th...
Eitaro Sohonpo in Nipponbashi

Eitaro Sohonpo’s establishment at Edo period

  Eitaro Sohonpo in Tokyo, Nipponbashi is known for the old Japanese traditional sweet store which started off with Kintusba. Mr, Masaki Hosoda told us abo...
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