- These fresh and tasty rice cakes are only available in Kyoto!
- Simple ingredients create simple taste. It’s also very healthy!
These fresh and tasty rice cakes are only available in Kyoto!
There are many tasty foods in Kyoto; Kyoto Obanzai, Kyo-dsuke, famous Kyoto pickles, Yuba, and many others. I personally love Senmai-dsuke pickles and I buy them every time I go to Kyoto. The rice cake from Demachi Futaba sweets shop is highly recommended and is only a 5 minute walk from Demachi Yanagi station. There will be long lines on weekends and it’s not unusual to wait for 20 to 30 minutes. To avoid the crowds, you can also buy them at malls, Kyoto Isetan, and Kyoto Takashimaya in limited numbers. Nowadays, most local specialties from all over Japan can be purchased through the Internet, but Demachi Futaba’s rice cakes cannot. Made fresh daily, you can only get them in Kyoto!
Simple ingredients create simple taste. It’s also very healthy!
The ingredients they use are; sticky rice (only), potato starch, flour, red beans, adsuki beans, sugar, and salt! So, it’s available to vegetarians and vegans as well. The rice cake is very soft and gooey. The sweet anko beans and the salty rice cake go so well together. The chunky red beans add some extra fun texture in your mouth. It’s not too sweet, so you should try eating it with Japanese tea, rather than coffee. They are not recommended as souvenirs, because they don’t stay fresh very long. That feels even more rare and appreciating. Let’s get some to eat at your hotel, or even down by the Kamogawa River. Please try this amazing Japanese sweet when you come to Kyoto!
236 Seiryucho, Kamigyo-ku Kyoto-city, Kyoto Pref.