Kaimochi ohagi (rice wrapped with sweet bean paste)

This type of ohagi (rice wrapped with sweet bean paste) is made by roughly pounding boiled rice and taro together. Around autumn equinox when taro is harvested, it was prepared and offered to the gods as thanks for an abundant rice harvest and family happiness. It was eaten with bean paste or soybean flour. Taro was used to give stickiness to the rice balls.
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Mitake Town, Kani County

Address1529 Mitake, Mitake Town, Kani County[Map
Phone Number0574-66-7667
Opening Hour11:00~17:00
HolidaySundays, Mondays and Tuesdays
Parking CapacityNot available
Access Approx. 30 minutes by car from Tokai-kanjo Expressway "Kani-Mitake IC"
Approx. 3 minutes walk from Meitesu Hiromi Line "Mitake Station"
A safe, hearty, delicious, hand-made taste
The shop located near the Mitake Station of the Meitetsu Line offers household dishes of "mom's cooking" using local products. The rice cake is made with special attention to the balance between the sticky taro and rice as well as the sauce on top of it. It is available only between September and April.
Service periodFrom early September to late April
Please call us to confirm.
<Messages from the Staff> We try our best to hand-make our rice cake safely and tastily with seasonal / local products.