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Mamezen Soba: Kyoto-style Dashi Soymilk Ramen

Mamezen Soba: Kyoto-style Dashi Soymilk Ramen

Mamezen is another Kyoto culinary treasure and if you are into noodles and, or soymilk dishes, you should definitely put Mamezen on your list of places to ‘foodie’ when you visit Kyoto. Mamezen serves ramen in a unique soymilk broth: Mamezen Soba. I like the ‘omakase set’ which is soymilk ramen and yuba donburi ricebowl.
Mamezen is the creation of…

Wagashi: Kuromame Daifuku Mochi

Wagashi: Kuromame Daifuku Mochi

Kuromame (Black Bean) Daifuku Mochi from Demachi Futaba 京都ふたば 丹波黒豆大福
Kuromame (Black Bean) Daifuku Mochi from Demachi Futaba 京都ふたば 丹波黒豆大福
Today, while passing through Demachiyanagi, there wasn’t usual huge line at Demachi Futaba Mochi Store, so I peeked in and noticed that in addition to the usual line-up of mame-mochi (mochi with whole beans) they had kuromame daifuku, mochi made with black beans from Tamba, in rural Kyoto…

Osechi: Kyoto Kichisen Master Chef Yoshimi Tanigawa

Osechi: Kyoto Kichisen Master Chef Yoshimi Tanigawa

Kyoto Kichisen Master Chef Yoshimi Tanigawa 京都吉泉 谷河吉巳
Kyoto Kichisen Master Chef Yoshimi Tanigawa 京都吉泉 谷河吉巳
Yoshimi Tanigawa is an inspired master of Kyoto cuisine who has dedicated his life to food as an art and near spiritual experience. He teaches his students both taste and discipline. He creates pure Kyoto cuisine, without the excessive decoration that has been added in recent decades. At Tanigawa’s Kichisen,…

Wagashi: Mame-mochi and Kuzu-manju

Wagashi: Mame-mochi and Kuzu-manju

Wagashi: Demachi Futaba Mame-mochi and Kuzu-manju
Wagashi: Mame-mochi and Kuzu-manju
Demachi Futaba is one of Kyoto’s most popular shinise mochi shops, famous for tasty confections and long lines! It is common to see taxis waiting while tourists make a last minute purchase of Kyoto yummies before jumping on a bullet train and going back home. Backpacker tourists can often be seen down…

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