Posts Tagged ‘gyuhi mochi

Wagashi: Walnut Gyuhi Mochi with Cinnamon

Wagashi: Walnut Gyuhi Mochi with Cinnamon 百万遍かぎや 益寿糖 Wagashi: Walnut Gyuhi Mochi with Cinnamon  百万遍かぎや 益寿糖
Ekijuto is a rare kind of mochi that was first created by a pharmacist with the intent of combining medicine and sweets. Contemporary Ekijuto mochi is flavored with cinnamon and walnut.…

Wagashi: ‘Eco-friendly’ Kinako Mochi

Eco Eco Kinako Mochi エコエコきなこ餅 Eco Eco Kinako Mochi エコエコきなこ餅
Miwa found this very unusual ‘Eco Eco Mochi’ the other day. The producer, Sentaro, whose tasty wagashi products we have reviewed a number of times on KyotoFoodie, explains that as this mochi uses the skins of azuki beans for flavoring, which are usually thrown out as waste, it is environmentally friendly mochi. This is…

Wagashi: Gion Chigo Mochi

Wagashi: Gion Chigo Mochi
Wagashi: Kyoto Sanjo Wakasaya Gion Chigo Mochi (三条若狭屋 祇園ちご餅) Wagashi: Kyoto Sanjo Wakasaya Gion Chigo Mochi (三条若狭屋 祇園ちご餅) Gion Chigo Mochi covered in sparkly ice-like flakes, filled with sweet and salty miso has been a Kyoto favorite for about 100 years!…

Wagashi: Daimonji and Chofu

Wagashi: Daimonji and Chofu
Daimonji and Chofu: Pay Your Taxes in Wagashi! Coming Soon: Daimonji
It’s chofu, a waffle wrapper with gooey gyuhi inside — and it has a ‘大’ branded on it. What the heck is this all about?…
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