［2024] Afternoon Tea at a Hotel in Kyoto...
Tis the season to miss sweet and tasty chocolates. You will probably have more opportunities to buy chocolates as gifts for your loved ones, as well as for Valentine's Day or as a reward for yourself.
The local editorial department has picked up some of the best chocolate sweets in Kyoto! Try a little different chocolate sweets from the usual, including specialty stores.
Chef Teshima, who opened his own restaurant near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris and is now active in France, has opened his first restaurant in Japan.ATELIER PAGES KYOTO]. Named after the units of the administrative divisions of Paris, Arrondissement depicts Parisian landmarks and parcel numbers, and is a highly finished chocolate that creates a harmony between ingredients and chocolates in the mouth.
Ai no Kahori is owned by Aijun, who honed her skills at a famous patisserie and in Canada. The store was created with the hope that visitors will be filled with the sweet aroma of sweets and feel happy. The chocolate terrine is richly flavored with Valrhona couverture chocolate and accented with kneaded orange peel.
East42st NEW YORK BROWNIE] has taken over the brownie recipe that has become a hot topic among star chefs in New York. Based on the legendary brownie, the brownie is richly baked with the addition of chocolate to create a rich and smooth texture.Melty Raw Brownie Whole. Sold in a round box with a classical design.
TREEE'S is a botanical green tea sweets brand whose concept is "ENJOY THE GREEN. The sweets created by patissier SIN are attracting attention for their beautiful and innovative designs. The chocolate truffles are made only with organic Uji matcha green tea, couverture chocolate, and whipped cream, and are rich in flavor and melt in your mouth.
Sanjo-based chocolate specialty store dari K is introducing a new Valentine's Day product for 2024: chocolate truffles based on the concept of delivering the bounty of Sulawesi Island, Indonesia, where cacao is grown. The three types of truffles (Classic, Lime Fermented, and Kashu-Milk) have different tastes and aromas depending on how the cacao is fermented and the ingredients used, making each box a delightful discovery every time you put it in your mouth.
［This chocolate specialty store was established by Mr. Ono Hayashi, who won many prizes during his tenure at Club Harrier, including first place in a world competition. The showcase is decorated with chocolate bonbon chocolates and other chocolate sweets incorporating seasonal fruits and Japanese ingredients, including the Mona Chocolat, a crispy monaka with a blend of white and bitter chocolate and savory hazelnut cream.
Oori SHIKI is a patisserie based on the concept of "weaving together various ingredients like Nishijin brocade. The owner-chef's specialty chocolate confections are all made with great taste and skill. The bonbon chocolates, which are exciting just to look at, come in a wide variety, including those made with Kyoto ingredients and combinations of ingredients.
Specializing in bean-to-bar and raw chocolate with the concept of "Nourish your mind and body with cacao. No white sugar, no gluten, and sweetened with low GI natural sweeteners.
Chocolatier Double Sept is a chocolate specialty store located a little south of Shijo Yanagiba. In addition to the standard milk and caramel chocolates, there are always 25 to 30 types of chocolates, such as Kyoto-style Kujo leeks, garam masala, etc. The price range is reasonable, starting at 200 yen per piece. The price range is also very reasonable, from 200 yen per piece.
Madame Delluc Kyoto Gion is the first store in Japan of Madame Delluc, a long-established chocolate store that holds the title of the oldest of Belgium's royal chocolatiers. The chocolates are carefully made with carefully selected ingredients, such as the fantastic cacao Criollo, pure butter, and hand-selected pecan nuts.
As the first overseas branch of Maribel, which has its main store in New York, this popular store attracts fans from all over Japan. The store offers a wide variety of sweets using its cacao, including ganache chocolates, gelato, and cookies. When you open the blue box, you will be greeted by a richly flavored art ganache with a message on each piece.
For the 2024 Valentine's Day season, the chocolatier produced by Kyoto Kitayama Marre Blanche, which produces the long-selling Kyoto souvenir "Cha no Kwa" (green tea langdosha), is introducing the smooth-tasting mini terrine Kyo-ippon Petit (milk green tea). The rich flavor of the tea spreads in the mouth as if one were drinking o-no-cha, allowing one to enjoy the depth of Uji-Shirakawa's matcha green tea.
A rare store in Kyoto specializing in raw chocolate. Raw chocolate is made using only organic raw cacao and natural sweeteners, without any dairy products, preservatives, or emulsifiers, and is made at temperatures below 48 degrees Celsius. Their standard bonbon chocolates have a rich aroma of cacao and a smooth melt-in-your-mouth texture, as well as a refreshing aftertaste that disappears as if it had never existed.
Gion Tsujiri, an Uji tea specialty store established in 1860, has come out with rich matcha chocolates that are perfect for Valentine's Day gifts. The chocolat mou (1,490 yen), which is popular every year, is a Japanese chocolat containing 3 pieces each of matcha and hojicha. The luxurious chocolates are decorated with gold leaf and look like precious stones.