This smalltown sweets shop has all your Japanese faves, including magical water mochi — Gaijinpot

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— Although wagashi (traditional Japanese confections) can be found across the country, there are few locations as renowned as a shop called Kinseiken Daigahara. Located in the serene little town of Hokuto in Yamanashi Prefecture, it has one confectionary that goes like hot cakes — but in this case — like water cakes. So take a journey into the countryside and enjoy a rare art form that’s appealing to both sight and taste…

Image courtesy of Kinseiken Daigahara

May 3, 2019


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