Posts Tagged ‘chocolate

Kyoto Cafe: Jouvencelle Gion and Maccha Chocolate Fondue

Kyoto Cafe: Jouvencelle Gion and Maccha Chocolate Fondue
I have received requests for more Kyoto cafe reviews. Here is one of my favorites: Jouvencelle. Japanese Western-style cakes and confections, called yogashi, in Japanese, I am not a fan of. They are nearly alaways fluffy, puffy, airy things, short on taste and soul. Western-style cakes and confections available in cafes or for take out in the department store food…

Imo Jochu Nama Choco Ganache at Kyoto Daimaru Department Store Valentine Chocolat Promenade

Imo Jochu Nama Choco Ganache at Kyoto Daimaru Department Store Valentine Chocolat Promenade
This year my Valentine’s Day sweet was sweet potato shochu filled chocolate ganache! Regular readers of KyotoFoodie may recall that I was given some delightful fruit vinegar bonbons last Valentine’s Day from Takashimaya. I don’t have a valentine this year so I bought my own. I was encouraged to skip Takashimaya’s Valentine’s Day chocolate exhibition and instead visit the other…

Vinegar Shinise: Fruit Vinegar Chocolate Valentine’s Day Bonbons

Fruit Vinegar Chocolate Valentine’s Day Bonbons from Vinegar Shinise! 内堀醸造 酢ボンボン Fruit Vinegar Chocolate Valentine's Day Bonbons from Vinegar Shinise  内堀醸造 酢ボンボン
Happy Valentine’s Day Peko! You’re my favorite foodie! This year I skipped the usual maccha chocolate and got Peko fruit flavored vinegar chocolates from a vinegar shinise company in Gifu that has a small stand at Takashimaya Department Store in Kyoto. The novel flavors of blueberry, orange and grapefruit,…

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