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KONNICHIWA! - Minamoto Kitchoan

In my previous blog about Hina Matsuri (Japanese daughter’s day), I have mentioned “Wagashi”, the dessert most associated with Hina Matsuri. Well, if you want to taste it, there is a Wagashi store called… 497 more words

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Too adorable to eat Animal Manju

 I came across this very famous animal manju from Japanese confectioner  Namikoshiken while surfing on rakuten. They are little palm sized buns filled with various flavours like azuki beans, chocolate or white bean paste. 88 more words

Little Treats


It is fun to make Wagashi. This is one of traditional Japanese sweets for tea ceremony. Pure white anko is inside and the outside is also anko with rice powder. 38 more words


Love Book: Japanese sweets

Welcome guests with Japanese Sweets
ISBN4-09-310355-0 (2003)


We spend a morning with an expert wagashi chef creating no-bake traditional Japanese sweets!

If you’re someone who enjoys making treats like cakes and pastries, then perhaps you have first hand knowledge of how baking can sometimes be a tricky affair. 1,411 more words


Ghibli museum, Wagashi lesson and meeting the group day

“The spirit of an artisan is similar to that of an craftsman or artist. Wagashi is something that is produced rapidly, and consumed by the end of the day. 2,956 more words


Washoku Wednesday: Wagashi (traditional Japanese sweets)

Thanks to Courtney for this month’s post on one of my favorite indulgences here in Japan. I wish she lived next door to me so she could make wagashi at my whim! 571 more words

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