Heartwarming “Japanese-style confectioneries” Elegant tastes The Japanese atmosphere
There are four seasons in Japan.
Japanese people like to enjoy scenes, events, and foods in each season, and they wish to have expressive eyes, hearts, and tongues.
“Japanese foods” are payed attention among Japanese cultures from foreign tourists.
One of them, “Japanese-style confectioneries” are delicate, elegant, moderately sweet, and unique.
These are lower calorie than Western-style confectioneries, and look beautiful that show delicate skills, so that they have been loved for a long time.
Japanese-style confectioneries are made from suitable looks and ingredients for each season.
During the winter, this season in Japan, “Winter Japanese-style confectioneries” become the standard.
Speaking of the winter, it is snowing, so that white colored confectioneries, imagine the snow, are increased.
For example, there is “Hanabira-mochi”, that is sweet burdock and white miso-bean paste covered with “Gyuhi”.
It is eaten as a happy Japanese-style confectionery to celebrate the new year.
Gyuhi is made of mixed up rice flour for dumpling, glutinous rice flour, sugar, and glutinous starch syrup.
Because of water holding property by the sugar, they are soft and delicious even if the time goes on.
It makes us happy that elegant, sweet, moist, soft, and mild tastes.
Also, it is good to eat with strong tea.
Furthermore, there are “Ichigo-daifuku”, a beautiful contrast between white and red, “Zenzai”, mild and sweet tastes by bean paste and mochi, and so on.
During the cold season, “Japanese tea time” would be the best healing.
Japanese-style confectioneries and teas are good to be in the Japanese room.
You can eat them relaxedly on the tatami with the Japanese atmosphere instead of wearing kimono and eating them at the tea room.
When you visit Japan during the winter, why don’t you spend such a relaxing time?
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