Daifuku is a sweet Japanese sweet.
Sweet bean paste is wrapped in a thin rice cake.
It is one of the old washoku sweets in Japan.
As a Japanese, I will teach you the deliciousness of Daifuku.
Introducing various Daifuku that can be eaten in Japan.
I’m sure there is Daifuku you don’t know.
Introducing places where you can easily buy Daifuku.
There are many pictures of Daifuku.
It’s fun just looking at the pictures.
History of Daifuku
Daifuku originated about 500 years ago.
At that time, it was called “Harabutomochi”.
Compared to the current Daifuku, the taste was salty.
About 250 years ago, Daifuku as it is today was born.
Around this time, sugar began to be used in Daifuku.
“Harabutomochi” changed its name to “Daifuku” around this time.
How to eat Daifuku
Daifuku eats with his hands.
Daifuku eats with a bite.
Daifuku can be cut into bite-sized pieces and eaten, but the mochi on the outside is hard to cut.
There is powder on the surface of Daifuku.
If you bite into Daifuku, the powder may fall off.
When eating Daifuku, it’s a good idea to lift the plate close to your face.
Daifuku is not a long-lasting food.
The period during which you can eat Daifuku deliciously is up to about 3 days after you buy it.
Over time, the outer mochi will harden.
If you want to taste Daifuku deliciously, eat it as soon as you buy it.
Kind of Daifuku
Strawberry Daifuku has strawberries in sweet bean paste.
There is also Ichigo Daifuku where the strawberries are outside.
The sourness of strawberries and the sweetness of sweet bean paste go well together.
There is also Ichigo Daifuku, which contains cream instead of sweet bean paste.
There is also Ichigo Daifuku, which has the outer mochi made pink to match the strawberry.
Ichigo Daifuku is often sold for a limited time from winter to spring when fresh strawberries are easy to use.
Ichigo Daifuku originated about 30 years ago.
Ichigo Daifuku is relatively new among the historical Japanese sweets.
In Japan today, there is Daifuku with various fruits.
Mandarin orange Daifuku
There is a mandarin orange in Daifuku.
As you can see, there is kiwifruit in Daifuku.
Daifuku contains seedless grapes that have been dehulled.
Mame Daifuku is made by putting boiled beans in the outer mochi.
There are various beans to put in mochi, such as peas and black beans.
Mame Daifuku originated about 250 years ago.
Mame Daifuku is an exquisite mixture of the sweetness of sweet bean paste and the salty taste of beans.
The contrast between the hard texture of beans and the soft texture of sweet bean paste is exquisite.
Kusadaifuku has mugwort in the outer mochi.
Kusadaifuku is green.
This color is the color of mugwort in mochi.
You can enjoy the scent of mugwort in Kusadaifuku.
Mugwort is also called the “queen of herbs”.
The scent of mugwort is a scent that makes you feel the arrival of spring in Japan.
Matcha Daifuku contains matcha in sweet bean paste.
Some mochi on the outside also contain matcha.
Matcha Daifuku can enjoy the rich taste of matcha.
Matcha Daifuku is a Daifuku where you can fully enjoy the taste of Japan.
A place where you can buy Daifuku
Japanese sweets specialty store
Various Daifuku are sold at Japanese sweets specialty stores.
You can buy Daifuku from one.
The price of Daifuku starts from around 150 yen.
If you buy several Daifuku in bulk, they will be put in a box.
Even the same Daifuku tastes different depending on the store.
You can also buy Daifuku at convenience stores in Japan.
Daifuku costs about 100 yen each.
There are only a few types and numbers of Daifuku sold at the store.
Therefore, it may be sold out.
The taste of Daifuku is better at Japanese sweets specialty stores than at convenience stores.
Daifuku at convenience stores tastes a little inferior to Japanese sweets specialty stores, but I think you can be fully satisfied.
The charm of Daifuku
Daifuku has been popular with Japanese people as a snack for the common people.
Daifuku is reasonably priced and easy to eat.
The balance between soft mochi and sweet bean paste is exquisite.
You will surely be impressed by the taste of Daifuku.
Daifuku is a traditional washoku with a long history.
Please try Daifuku, a Japanese sweet.
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