As my stay in Kyoto was quite brief, I tried to savour anything I found interesting. There was so much to choose from, my senses were bombarded!
Mochi is Japanese rice cake made of mochigome, a short-grain japonica glutinous rice, and sometimes other ingredients such as water, sugar, and cornstarch. The rice is pounded into paste and molded into the desired shape. In Japan it is traditionally made in a ceremony called mochitsuki.— Wikipedia
Just looking at the mountain of matcha mochi was mouth-watering. Mochi was one of my first Japanese sweets that I fell in love with as a little girl. The ones I had back then were filled with ice cream!
Guess what? This mochi place sold matcha ice cream too! Actually this place specialized in all types of matcha tea.
Matcha tea is a special type of green tea that is grown in the…
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