Lifestyle magazine with azuki and Japanese sweets



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...
Wagashi shop “Suzumeya” in Ikebukuro

Wagashi shop “Suzumeya” in Ikebukuro

Suzumeya This wagashi store is located on the tranquil back street in Ikebukuro district. The closest station is Ikebukuro and it takes 7 ~8 min on foot. This s...
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