Archive for the ‘shinise (老舗)’ Category

A long-established restaurant or store, of which there are many, many in Kyoto. Always an experience to visit.

Learning to Make Soba Dashi at Honke Owariya

Learning to Make Soba Dashi at Honke Owariya
Learning to Make Soba Dashi at Honke Owariya Learning to Make 'dashi' at Honke Owariya We were privileged to visit one of our favorite Kyoto restaurants, Honke Owariya that is among the oldest restaurants in the world, and learn how to make their incredibly delicious ‘dashi‘ broth for soba noodles. Having about 540 years of experience to draw upon is a fantastically delicious thing!…

Wagashi: Ryuen Rakuseki and Maccha Rakuseki

Wagashi: Ryuen Rakuseki and Maccha Rakuseki
Wagashi Series: Ryuen Rakuseki and Maccha Rakuseki (柳苑: 楽石・抹茶楽石) Wagashi: Ryuen Rakuseki and Maccha Rakuseki Ryuen specializes in a simple and elegant wagashi that combines a center of candied kuri (chestnut) embedded in koshian (sweet azuki bean paste) with a coating of sugar and kuzu (arrow root starch), some with the addition of sugary green tea powder (maccha). Ryuen‘s wagashi is decidedly classical in…

Wagashi: Sentaro Rice Flour Kasutera, Soba and Wheat Manju

Wagashi: Sentaro Rice Flour Kasutera, Soba and Wheat Manju
Wagashi Series: Sentaro Rice Flour Kasutera, Soba and Wheat Manju (仙太郎) Wagashi Series: Sentaro Rice Flour Kasutera, Soba and Wheat Manju Sentaro‘s kasutera (Castella sponge cake) is a real treat! It’s sophisticated in flavor, caramelly and very mochi-mochi (soft and chewy). Sentaro‘s manju, both soba (buckwheat) and wheat are excellent and unique.…

Sake: Learning to Make Sake at Kitagawa Honke Sake Brewery in Fushimi – Part 5

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Kitagawa Honke Sake Brewery
Sake: Learning to Make Sake at Kitagawa Honke Sake Brewery in Fushimi – Part 5 Sake: Learning to Make Sake at Kitagawa Honke Sake Brewery in Fushimi - Part 5 Fushimi, Kyoto still has some beautiful places and offers a glimpse into what Fushimi must have been like before industrialization. I took my camera around the neighborhood and visited Okinaya, a…

Sake: Learning to Make Sake at Kitagawa Honke Sake Brewery in Fushimi – Part 4

Sake: Learning to Make Sake at Kitagawa Honke Sake Brewery in Fushimi – Part 4
This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Kitagawa Honke Sake Brewery
Sake: Learning to Make Sake at Kitagawa Honke Sake Brewery in Fushimi – Part 4 Sake: Learning to Make Sake at Kitagawa Honke Sake Brewery in Fushimi - Part 4 I visited the Kitagawa Honke sake brewery to see the pressing of the mash for Daiginjo.…
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