Posts Tagged ‘kanten

Wagashi: Kamishichiken Oimatsu Bitter Citrus Summer Jelly

Wagashi: Kamishichiken Oimatsu Bitter Citrus Summer Jelly
Natsumikan is a bitter Japanese citrus fruit in season during the summer months. Several wagashi confection stores in Kyoto are quite famous for their chilled natsumikan jellies, in which the jelly is usually inside the hollowed out whole natsumikan fruit peel. They are a bit expensive but are quite a dramatic presentation so are often given as gifts. Natsumikan (lit.…

Uichiro: Kamo Nanban, Soba Kanten Jelly — CLOSED

Uichiro: Kamo Nanban, Soba Kanten Jelly — CLOSED
Sadly, Uichiro has closed. Uichiro: Kamo Nanban, Kisetsu-no-gozen, Soba Kanten Jelly (宇一朗 へぎそば・越前そば) Uichiro - Hegi-soba Echizen-soba teaser Paku and I were invited to Uichiro, an elegant handmade soba and udon restaurant yesterday by one of Paku’s foodie friends. Uichiro is in a beautiful old machiya (traditional Kyoto house), has excellent food, great atmosphere and very friendly service. I had kamo nanban (鴨南蛮そば), which is…

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