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Ohashi-no-Ohshita Chopstick Workshop and Store

Ohashi-no-Ohshita Chopstick Workshop and Store
Omiyage and Experience: Chopstick Workshop and Store (箸工房 お箸のおおした) Omiyage and Experience: Kyoto Kodaji Chopstick Workshop and Store (お箸のおおした 箸工房) This is a chopstick workshop and store that offers traditional, eco and modern Japanese chopsticks for sale and a quick lesson on how to make your own. Located in one of Kyoto’s most scenic and quaint districts, just drop in on your way up to Kiyomizu or Kodaiji temples!…

Kyoto Furoshiki Store Karakusaya

Kyoto Furoshiki Store Karakusaya
Kyoto Furoshiki Store Karakusaya (唐草屋) Kyoto Furoshiki Store Karakusaya (唐草屋)
The furoshiki wrapping cloth is both utilitarian and beautiful. In daily life it is used to wrap and carry lunch boxes to work or picnics and on special occasions for wrapping gifts of food and drink.…

Wagashi: Ayugashi or Waka-ayu Sweetfish Shaped Confection

Wagashi: Ayugashi or Waka-ayu Sweetfish Shaped Confection
This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Do Not Miss
Wagashi: Ayugashi or Waka-ayu, Early Summer Sweetfish (Ayu) Shaped Confection (鮎菓子 若鮎) Wagashi: Ayugashi or Waka-ayu, Early Summer Sweetfish (Ayu) Shaped Confection (鮎菓子 若鮎) Meet ayugashi! A river fish shaped confection with waffle for a skin, bubbly soft mochi for innards and facial and fin features branded on with hot iron.…

Wagashi: Kuromitsu Dango

Wagashi: Kuromitsu Dango
Wagashi: Kuromitsu Dango (黒みつだんご) Wagashi: Kuromitsu Dango (黒みつだんご) Kuromitsu Dango is a simple and tasty wagashi that combines mochi, syrupy kuromitsu and powdery kinako.…

Demise: Narazuke Moriguchizuke

Demise: Narazuke Moriguchizuke
Demise: Narazuke Moriguchizuke Tsukemono demise-narazuke-moriguchizuke-tease The food courts of department stores in Japan are a near other-worldly experience. The offerings are exquisite in taste and beauty and nearly boundless in regional and seasonal variation. In addition to the regular stores, there are ‘demise‘, small stands that sell a product from a different region or local, small shop and these…
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