Entries Tagged as 'Japanese Sweets'

月曜日, 11月 8th, 2010

Wagashi,Japanese Sweets “Ichigetsu” Part2

Reading time: About 3 minutes

Wagashi,Japanese Sweets “Ichigetsu” Part2

The Japanese confectionery shop that we introduced before, Ichigetsu has changed their products to fall style. I would like to introduce the new products.

Beans Daifuku

Ichigetsu’s beans daifuku is not the same as regular daifuku. It is too soft that it is difficult to pick it up. The sweet beans inside are good too.

木曜日, 9月 2nd, 2010

Wagashi,Japanese Sweets “Ichigetsu”

Reading time: About 4 minutes

Wagashi,Japanese Sweets “Ichigetsu”

・What is wagashi?
Wagashi is Japanese sweets made by a traditional process, and it is distinguished from European sweets which came into Japan after the Meiji period. It is made almost entirely of plant originated ingredients, using minimal amount of oils. Its main ingredients consist of red beans, flour, rice, arrowroot (kuzu), sugar, and syrup. Wagashi [...]