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Traditional wagashi Botamochi / Ohagi

Traditional wagashi Botamochi / Ohagi

Botamochi and Ohagi are Japanese sweet made with rice and azuki (red beans paste). Japanese people enjoy this sweet in Higan(Buddhist holiday during the Spring ...
Traditonal wagashi “Ohagi”

Traditonal wagashi “Ohagi”

Ohagi is very popular beans dessert and familiar to all Japanese people. There are various names of it, depending on the season or regions. Just like that every...
Wagashi(Japanese traditional sweets) was energetic food in Edo period

Wagashi(Japanese traditional sweets) was energetic food in...

Don’t you take it for granted that Wagashi is the sweet for women? The truth is, if you look into the history of Wagashi you might notice that Wagashi, such as ...
“ Dorayaki “ Bean Jam pancake

“ Dorayaki “ Bean Jam pancake

This pancake was named after the musical instrument, Dora (Gong in English), which has the rounded shape and just looks like it. The origin of this cake goes ba...
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...
Anmitsu

Anmitsu

It is made of small translucent cubes of agar jelly and served in a bowl with sweet azuki(red beans paste), boiled green peas and mitsu( sweet black syrup). Wit...
Kintsuba

Kintsuba

This is one of the wagashi(Japanese traditional sweet) They are made from anko(red beans taste) which was dipped into the very light batter and cooked. It has t...
What I want you to eat with Akafuku in Ise

What I want you to eat with Akafuku in Ise

In 2016, G7 summit took place in Ise-Shima in Mie prefecture. Japanese prime minister, Abe Shinzou mentioned that he decided to hold summit there because he wan...
The origin was Paris?? Tokyo’s sidekick Anko sweet

The origin was Paris?? Tokyo’s sidekick Anko sweet

Ohagi, Zenzai, Monaka, Kintsuba, in those sweets Anko’s existence is prominent. However, the sweets in which Anko play sidekick role are also great. Why don’t y...
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