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Kyoto Hanawarabe Candy - 京都のお土産:花わらべ

I’ve seen these colourful treats in various traditional sweet shops in Japan, but never been tempted enough to buy them, as boiled sweets rank fairly low among my candy preferences. 314 more words

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We steel our hearts and sample Namikoshiken’s too-cute-to-eat, aquarium-themed wagashi sweets

Do you remember our recent article that showcased Japanese confectioner Namikoshiken’s adorable menagerie of bite-sized manjū (sweet steamed buns)? Last week, out of sheer luck and coincidence, I received a box of the… 712 more words

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MATCHA at NOON with matcha chestnut daifuku and a tangerine


MATCHA at NOON with matcha chestnut daifuku and a tangerine

Daifuku is very soft rice cake stuffed with sweet adzuki bean basicallly, though they have wide variations of the stuffing. 102 more words

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LA Wagashi, part 5

Review of the 4th of 6 pieces in our selection of wagashi from Fugestu-do in L.A.’s Little Tokyo.

5. Mikan

Mikan is the word for the orange fruit. 161 more words

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LA Wagashi, part 6

Review of the last of 6 pieces in our selection of wagashi from Fugestu-do in L.A.’s Little Tokyo.

6.  Ogura

This wagashi had a totally different look from all the others. 200 more words

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LA Wagashi, part 4

Review of the 4th of 6 pieces in our selection of wagashi from Fugestu-do in L.A.’s Little Tokyo.

4. Imo
Imo translates as “sweet potato”.  The outside of this wagashi had a golden brown color that looked like a baked pastry. 158 more words

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