Okashitsukasa Asahido-Sougen
Long-established Japanese sweets store with a cafe
This store’s bean paste is made by hand and imparts an elegant sweetness to the sweets, enhancing its flavor. They offer a wide variety of beautifully presented Japanese sweets, from simple classics to seasonal favorites such as strawberry milk daifuku (glutinous rice cake with filling) and “Komuroyama,” a sweet with a mounded tomb motif. Be sure to check out the authentic Kansai-style sakura mochi. a pink-colored rice cake wrapped in a salt-pickled cherry leaf and filled with sweet azuki bean paste, which is made with Domyoji Hoshii (dehydrated rice), a local specialty!