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Yubeshi: Bring Home a Japanese Sweet Treat Today


A lot of people from other parts of the planet have definitely fallen in love with Japan. After all, this East Asian nation offers a unique experience to every kind of traveler.

Whether you're looking for a rush of adrenaline or a laid-back holiday where you can just enjoy picturesque views and dine to your heart's content, Japan is indeed a destination you should visit at least once in your lifetime.

Japan is known for a lot of things. These include cherry blossom viewing, geishas, temples, Tokyo, capsule hotels, Mount Fuji, sumo wrestling, karaoke, samurais, hot springs, and of course, their traditional cuisine. Sushi and ramen restaurants are aplenty here.

If you happen to visit Miyagi, a prefecture north of Tokyo, surely, you won't run out of reasons to enjoy your time here. This fascinating place is affectionately called the City of Trees because of its lush wilderness and magnificent coastline.

Some of the most popular things to do and see here include the following:

1. Matsushima Bay – one of Japan's most scenic viewpoints that have 200 pine-covered islands. It's so mesmerizing that it has left famous poets unable to describe its charm.

2. Naruko Onsen – a hot spring village in the northern part of the prefecture that's surrounded by mountains and forests.

3. Date Masamune Cultural Museum – a celebration of the braveness of Date Masamune, a legendary warrior and leader who was often called the “one-eyed dragon” as he was missing an eye.

Traveling to Miyagi or anywhere in Japan, you should also sample their various delicacies, especially their traditional confections. One of the most popular sweet treats you should sample here is Yubeshi, which comes in various shapes and flavors, including walnuts. It has a base of rice flour, sugar, and soy sauce.

Traditionally, the process of making Yubeshi is labor-intensive. The product is also stored for a long time. It can be eaten with a salad or rice dish, or with a hot bowl of soup.

You can also take home Yubeshi to your family and friends when you visit our shop in Miyagi.





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