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Learn to Make Kyoto's Most Famous Souvenir: Yatsuhashi

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In this experience you will be making yatsuhashi from scratch and also visit the factory where Nama yatsuhashi (raw, unbaked yatsuhashi) is being produced. In this Japanese town house you can also relive the atmosphere of old Kyoto. Yatsuhashi is a Japanese confectionery sold mainly as a souvenir sweet. It is one of the best known meibutsu (famous regional products) of Kyoto. It is made from glutinous rice flour, sugar and cinnamon. Baked, it is similar to senbei. Raw, unbaked yatsuhashi (Nama yatsuhashi) has a soft, mochi-like texture and is often eaten wrapped around red bean paste, and may come in a variety of different flavours. Photo URLs http://flic.kr/p/654yi8 http://flic.kr/p/5GCcWo http://flic.kr/p/9WqjuU http://flic.kr/p/FfXvF

In this experience you will be making yatsuhashi from scratch and also visit the factory where Nama yatsuhashi (raw, unbaked yatsuhashi) is being produced. In this Japanese town house you can also relive the atmosphere of old Kyoto. Yatsuhashi is a Japanese confectionery sold mainly as a souvenir sweet. It is one of the best known meibutsu (famous regional products) of Kyoto. It is made from glutinous rice flour, sugar and cinnamon. Baked, it is similar to senbei. Raw, unbaked yatsuhashi (Nama yatsuhashi) has a soft, mochi-like texture and is often eaten wrapped around red bean paste, and may come in a variety of different flavours. Photo URLs http://flic.kr/p/654yi8 http://flic.kr/p/5GCcWo http://flic.kr/p/9WqjuU http://flic.kr/p/FfXvF