The confectioneries of Kyoto are seen as composite arts to be indulged in with all five senses.
You can enjoy the color and shape of the confectionery, the feeling of the creation on your tongue, as well as the flavor of the ingredients, and the overall taste.
In addition, the names given to the sweets add another level to the proceedings.
Many names are taken from classical literature and bring with them an evocative sense of the seasons.
Kyoto confectioneries are not only a sweet to be eaten but also representative of a level of sophistication that inspires emotion and the pride of accomplishment in the people enjoying them.
This content introduces Kyoto confectioneries along with literary calendar provided by TAWARAYA YOSHITOMI, which is traditional Japanese confectioner established in 1755 in Kyoto.
- Seasonal Sweets
Traditional confectioneries for New Year, decorated with the shapes of oriental zodiacs.
- Iwaigashi / Sosakugashi
Festive confectionery and creative confectionery
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