Wagashi Presentation

4月 12th, 2015 Posted in blog in English | No Comments »

We had an opportunity to talk about Wagashi at the monthly meeting of the CCEA (Cross Cultural Exchange Association), an NPO for international exchange, based in Nagoya. Not only did the participants listen to a detailed explanation, but some of them got to try their hands at making a sweet! We hope all the participants had fun and deepened their understanding about Wagashi and the Japanese culture.



New book featuring prestigious Wagashi shop in Tokai Area

4月 10th, 2015 Posted in blog in English | No Comments »

This book features prestigious Wagashi (traditional Japanese sweets) shops in the Tokai area (central part of Japan) including us! It will be released on the 16th of this month!


image:だから東海は銘菓ぞろい!? 愛され和菓子がそろう東海の名店はこんなところ

Baked sweets currently available

4月 10th, 2015 Posted in blog in English | No Comments »


Here are our baked sweets currently available.
Castella (upper left): Japanese sponge cake.
Macha Castella (upper middle): Macha green tea-flavored Castella.
Miso-matsukaze(upper right): Pound cake-like baked sweet flavored with miso.
Baked Buns(lower left) :Five types available
Dora-yaki: Japanese pancake stuffed with sweetened azuki bean paste.
Ayugashi, one of our signature products (crepe-like, fish-shaped sweet stuffed with sweetened mochi sticky rice) will be coming out in early May!


Christmas Wagashi

12月 8th, 2014 Posted in blog in English | No Comments »

We are accepting pre-orders for Christmas Wagashi (traditional Japanese sweets). This year, we offer 2 types of decorative ball sweets and 3 types of Nama-gashi (fresh-type sweets depicting the Santa Claus, the Holy Night, and reindeer.) Celebrate this year’s Christmas with our sweets!





Wagashi Learning Program

7月 21st, 2014 Posted in blog in English | No Comments »

We hosted another Wagashi-making tour for a family from the U.S.
The father was one of the participants of an international workshop held in Gifu and brought his children along with him.
We are pleased that we were able to provide a memorable moment to the children as well.
We are looking forward to more opportunities to entertain foreign guests who come to Gifu and the surrounding region in addition to catering to our Japanese customers!



Ayu-gashi Season Starts!

5月 23rd, 2014 Posted in blog in English | No Comments »


We have started selling our signature sweet, Ayu-Gashi (crepe-like, fish-shaped sweet stuffed with sweetened mochi) on May 6th! Why don’t you taste it to feel the herald of the Gifu summer!!




Cherry Blossom Sweet

5月 21st, 2014 Posted in blog in English | No Comments »

This will be the last cherry blossom Wagashi we make this year, with five individual petals combined to shape one single flower.



Spring Sweets

3月 14th, 2014 Posted in blog in English | No Comments »


Once it becomes warmer and spring is just around the corner, we Wagashi confectioners make special sweets typical for this particular season: Sakura-mochi and Kusa-mochi!

Sakura-mochi consists of steamed sticky rice grain known as “Domyoji” filled with a mixture of sweetened white and red bean paste wrapped by a salted cherry leaf.
Kusa-mochi is made from the sticky rice dough containing mugwort stuffed with quality grainy bean paste.

Feel the breath of spring by eating our upscale Sakura-mochi and Kusa-moch


Experience Gifu Tour to be held on Feb. 15

2月 11th, 2014 Posted in blog in English | No Comments »


On February 15th, we will host another Wagashi-making tour as part of a one-day tour, “Visit Traditional Shops in Gifu City.”
Here is a sneak preview of what our next tour will be like.  Please refer to the following link for details.

Experience Gifu will hold two interesting tours this month.

2月 1st, 2014 Posted in blog in English | No Comments »

If you are interested in having a great cultural experience, I recommend joining the following tours held in Gifu this month!! You can obtain detailed information about each tour from the links.