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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…

Wagashi: Imo Mochi (Sweet Potato Mochi)

Wagashi: Imo Mochi (Sweet Potato Mochi)

I was invited by a farmer friend in rural Kyoto to the Kyoto Prefecture Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Festival 2009 and got to see and taste a lot of foodie delights from all over Kyoto Prefecture. Kyoto prefecture isn’t just the ancient capital, it goes all the way across Honshu to the Sea of…

Kyoto-style Chakin Shibori Sweet Potato with Cinnamon

Kyoto-style Chakin Shibori Sweet Potato with Cinnamon

Miwa’s Kyoto Kitchen Recipe This Japanese dessert confection is called Sui-to Poteto (スウィートポテト) in Japanese. That’s the Japanese pronunciation of sweet potato, as you probably guessed. Preparation is simple; steam the sweet potato and mash with butter, sugar, eggs, milk and cinnamon and bake. They are hand formed into delicate balls. We added cinnamon as an homage to Kyoto’s famous…

Satsuma Imo (Sweet Potato) Caramel

Satsuma Imo (Sweet Potato) Caramel

Classic Japanese Candy: Sweet Potato Caramel. I have been a fan of bontan ame candy for some time and have written about it twice on KyotoFoodie. The company that makes it also makes another unique soft candy product made with the produce of Kyoto: sweet potato. I knew about this sweet potato caramel but had never been able to find…

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