We are a Japanese traditional sweets store
with more than hundred year of history.
Since all our products are handmade,we might not be capable of mass production.
Instead,we aim to produce our products carefully and passionately,one by one.
We would like many people to experience our traditional sweets.
We use specially-selected chestnuts processed in Japan.
Chestnuts and red beans come together to make a delicious match.
The beautifully arranged chestnuts look delicious.
We carefully adjust the sweetness of red bean to perfection,in order to remain the delicate flavor of chestnut.
Bitter Orange Yokan
Iit is hard to find any other Yokan made with such high quality red bean paste.
We also use the finest,Ministry of Agriculture,Forestry and Fisheries award-wining string-type agar in this Yokan.
We use the highest quality finely granulated sugar to create its rich flavor.
The yokan received the Monde Selection Silver Award,certifying the quality of our products.
Hon-neri(Reｄ bean paste) Yokan
Thanks to Hokkaido's high quality red beans and the finest string-type agar with an award from Ministry of Agriculture,Forestry and Fisheries used in this Yokan,it successfully received specila award from Japan's Tourism Agency(JTA)commissioner at “Japanese Sweets Exhibition".
We grate fresh yuzu skin and squeeze its juice for seasoning. Because we use plenty of yuzu, the aroma of this yohkan is different! For those of you who know and don’t know yuzu, please give this a try!
What is Yuzu?
One of Japanese citrus fruits which has less sourness than lemon but mild and pleasing aroma. In Japan we use yuzu to dress Japanese food and in winter we put it in bathtub and enjoy hot bath.
This yokan uses green tea powder from Japan’s number one tea production center, Shizuoka prefecture. We use not extracted green tea but hand-milled green tea powder, therefore you can enjoy the rich flavor of green tea.
International Taste&Quality Institute Award(ITQI)
Hon-neri Yokan is a red bean jelly made with unsweetened red bean paste,in order to keep the taste traditional but light.
Red bean jam in bitter Orange Yokan is not only sweet but it also has a slightly bitterness from bitter orange,which gives a refreshing aftertaste to the jelly.
Traditionally,Japanese people eat Yokan just as it is.
But we also recommend you try thinly sliced Yokan on top of crackers or diced Yokan in Yogurt.