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Co., Ltd. Shiogo
7-1 Nishicho, Kaizuka City, Osaka, Japan
Obtained trademark registration for "Murasame".

Category: Japanese fresh confectionery
Product Name: Murasame
Raw Materials: red beans, sugar, rice flour

Expiration Date: 3 Days

Murasame


Murasame is a specialty of Kishiwada in Senshu, Osaka. It is a confectionary made by kneading rice flour and sweet red bean paste, steaming it, and kneading it into a stick shape. It is named after the image of a rainy Murasame (*1) because of the pimples on its surface. In the Senshu area, many sweets shops have been making Murasame since ancient times, and each one has its own unique style of Murasame that has been passed down from generation to generation.

Oh yeah, this "Murasame" is the name of a fictional sword that appeared in "Nanso Satomi Hakkenden" (a puppet show on NHK), which I've heard somewhere and it's stuck in my head. The only thing left is, "When push comes to shove, give me your balls! I also miss the one that says, "I don't want to do this.

*1: Generally known as "shower".


When I opened the box, I found a yokan-like object in the shape of a pole, which looked like a solidified adzuki bean-colored grain. I tried to smell them, but I don't seem to be able to feel them. The cross-section of the cuts on both ends is also wonderful, as it is the same as the sides, not sticking together and turning into a rice cake.

When I tried it, there was a little bit of a rusty feeling, but it was still moist and sticky, with a slight sweetness that reminded me of azuki ice cream. It doesn't have the characteristic flavor that makes a big impact, but it has an unusual texture that you don't find anywhere else. I don't know if it's good or not, but it's definitely a mystical treat.
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