The gentle sweetness and delicate flavor are addictive.
A local sweet handed down in Amami Oshima, Kashamochi (700 yen/ 10 pcs including tax), is made by traditional methods at a long-established Japanese-style confectionery. High grade rice powder, mugwort, and muscovado are kneaded to create its light sweetness and springy texture. It is steamed with Kasha leaves (a plant in the ginger family), which creates the delicate aroma you smell after biting into it. Plenty of nourishing mugwort is used as well, making this sweet gentle for your body, too.
Johimochi(600 yen/ 15 pcs, including tax) This traditional sweet has long been eaten at festive occasions. Simple but flavorful muscovado mochirice cakes are all hand made.
12-1, Nazenagata-cho, Amami, Kagoshima
Open: 9:00 - 18:00