Suehiroya Honten Karinto Manju

Karinto Manju

I ate Karinto Manju made by Suehiroya Honten. It is fried-buns containing strained adzki-beans paste with crispy dough of brown cane sugar.

Suehiroya Honten

Suehiroya Honten is Japanese sweets store, which has been running from 60 or more years before. It sells Japanese sweets based in Gifu prefecture, and specialized Japanese sweets that contains Western tastes.

Suehiroya Honten doesn’t use food additives, and its all sweets are handmade. And the number of sweets displayed at shop is small. If you want to buy many sweets, call to the shop in advance.

Address 380-6 Shimoshikke, Gifu-shi, Gifu prefecture, Japan
Tel +81-58-239-2512
FAX +81-58-234-5718
Regular Holiday Tuesday
Business Hour 8:00 – 19:00


Ride on the bus with number C35, C36 or C39 at bus terminal nearby JR Gifu Station, and get off the bus at Shimoshikke, 下尻毛(しもしっけ), bus stop. It will take about 25 minutes. If you don’t understand, ask person at bus terminal information center.

Walk to the opposite direction from the river, and turn right diagonally when you see the second traffic signal. Its intersection is Shimoshikke nishi, displayed as “下尻毛(しもしっけ)西(にし)“. Then you can see the shop on your right side!

It will take 2 or 3 minutes from the bus stop.

Iwate Prefecture Famous Sweet Seagull’s Egg

Seagull's Egg

I ate the famous sweet of Iwate prefecture, Seagull’s Egg.

It’s dumping wet, light and fluffy.

It is a long-seller, covering egg yolk bean jam by white chocolate, and now there are many variations like blueberry flavor, strawberry flavor and golden seagull’s egg, etc.

Koala’s March specialized for Tokai District

Koala's March specialized for Tokai District

I ate Koala’s March specialized for Tokai District!

It is printed Koala specialized for Tokai District. And it has something extra, which is something like key holder with koala mascot.

You can buy it at kiosk in underground shopping center, ESCA, near by Nagoya station, Aichi prefecture in Japan.

Koala's March specialized for Tokai District
Koala’s March specialized for Tokai District

Country Ma’am Ogura Toast Flavor

Country Ma'am Ogura Toast Flavor

I ate Country Ma’am Ogura Toast Flavor. It’s a taste of Nagoya, Japan.

Ogura Toast

Ogura is sweet adzuki bean paste made of a mixture of mashed and whole beans. Ogura toast is the toast with ogura.

Ogura toast is commonly served in coffee shop or restaurant in Nagoya, Japan.

The most surprising is reproducing of Ogura Toast in Country Ma’am. It’s delicious.

I bought the sweets at Kiosk in ESCA, which is underground shopping center in Nagoya.

The Best Macaron


I ate the Best Macaron! It melts in your mouth, the best macaron I’ve ever eaten. If you like macaron, you should eat it!

Macaron is commonly filled with ganache, buttercream or jam filling sandwiched between 2 cookies, and the cookies are somehow hard. But the best macaron’s cookies has crispy feeling. And it tastes very good!

The best macaron has 6 kinds of testes. Pistachio, caramel, powdered green tea, cassis, chocolat and black tea.

Pâtisserie AZUR

I bought the best macaron at Pâtisserie AZUR. The owner of the shop is Saki Mizuno, who had received training at Paris.

It is located at Iseyama 1-1-17, Naka-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken, Japan, which is westward and 5 minutes far, in terms of walking to eastward, from 3rd exit of Meijo subway line Higashibetsuin station

Business Hour Weekday 11:00-21:00 / Holiday 11:00-20:00
Closing Sunday, the 2nd Monday of each month

I found this shop at るるぶ名古屋’15. And I went to Nagoya, Japan about for 20 dollars per person per night.

There are many plane model in the shop.

Financier of Mugitoro Asakusa

Asakusa Financier Rin

I bought Rin, which is financier in Mugitoro, asakusa.

It is, blended with yam, good flavored financier. It’s high class taste.

The freshness date is long, about 2 months, so it is good as souvenir. The freshness date of one, that I bought on , was .

I bought plane taste this time, but there are roasted tea teste and wasabi kelp taste, which is real Japanese taste.

Mugitoro Asakusa

Mugitoro is a high class long-established store for tea-ceremony dishes at Asakusa, Tokyo. They lasts from 1929. It is before the world war II.

Not only various souvenir sweets. Mugitoro holds beer garden event.

Dried and Shaved Bonito Rice Cracker in Japan Current, Tosa


I ate Kuroshio Tosa no Katsubushi Senbei.

Kuroshio is Japan Current, which qualify Tosa. And Tosa is the old name of Kochi prefecture in Japan. Katsubushi means katsuo-bushi, which is dried and shaved bonito. Senbei means rice cracker.

So, this may be “Dried and Shaved Bonito Rice Cracker in Japan Current, Tosa” in English.

In Kochi prefecture, Tosa Kiyomizu port is very famous for Katsuo, bonito. The catch quota of bonito in Kochi prefecture is the 4th best in Japan. This is the rich flavor rice cracker born in Kochi prefecture blessed with fresh bonito.

In Kochi prefecture, you can experience all-you-can-eat of bonito tataki, which is bonito like sashimi, the sliced raw fish.