Saturday, May 26, 2018

antenna shops

In Tokyo, they have antenna shops, which are outlets for products from different areas of Japan.

Like in Shinagawa, they have an antenna shop for products from Akita prefecture.

When we visited Akita, I couldn't find butter mochi without it having artificial sweeteners in it, so I went to check out the antenna shop.

The first butter mochi I came across at the antenna shop had artificial sweeteners in it and then I looked in the refrigerated area...and they had a version that was made without the artificial sweeteners by Asari Kashiten....whoo!

Oh em gee, the mochi was so so soft, they also had a version with miso and butter, will try that one next.

This is different from the butter mochi we have in Hawaii, it isn't oily...there isn't much butter flavor and it seems a little sweeter than the one we have in Hawaii.

Still, I'm glad I got to try it.

Besides the mochi, I also purchased some Akita Komachi, a type of rice from the area.

I look forward to checking out other antenna shops around Tokyo.


Rowena said...

that looks insanely good Kat😲

K and S said...

it was so so soft Rowena!

Take care.

KirkK said...

Looks good! Like the name...."antenna shops".