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monna warabimochi

Higashiyama Gojo's [monna] delivers delicious warabi mochi to all over Japan.

July 23, 2022 open

Breaking through the stereotype that "warabimochi do not last long," monna sells warabimochi by mail order and in person. The owner, Yusuke Kadonna, who gained experience at a famous store where people stand in line, has developed a strawbimochi that lasts up to 5 days, and delivers the delicious strawbimochi all over Japan.


Yusuke Kadona, owner of the restaurant. Born in Kyoto. He became interested in a popular warabimochi store with a long line that he happened to see on TV and started working there. After his own illness and customer feedback, he decided to start his own business in July 2022.

I was frustrated to hear from people at my previous job who wanted to try Kyoto's warabimochi but were unable to because of illness or other reasons," he said. I want to deliver these people and others who want to enjoy Kyoto's delicious warabimochi to their doorstep. The warabi mochi made by Ms. Kadona are made with premium ingredients such as rare Japanese honwarabi flour and wasanbon sugar made by traditional methods.


A set of 12 monna warabimochi (straw dough cake) is priced at 1,800 yen. The rice cake is so soft that it seems to overflow when you lift it up, yet it has a strong firmness. Best-before date: 5 days (room temperature) *Cooling is required in summer.

The important thing in making warabi-mochi is to assess the conditions of the ingredients, temperature, humidity, etc. Some days I knead for 30 minutes, and other days it takes only 15 minutes," he says. He never takes his eyes off of the rice cake for a moment and continues to talk with it. The resulting rice cake is slightly gray in color. The color is due to the use of real warabi flour. Take the first bite as it is, the second bite with soybean flour, and the third bite with molasses to fully enjoy the original taste and strong texture of the rice cake.


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  • Kyoto Yomizu Warabi Mochi Monna
  • July 23, 2022 open
  • 6-538-25 Gojobashihigashi, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
  • 10 minutes on foot from the bus stop "Gojozaka"
  • Tel.075-201-8158
  • 12:00-17:00
  • Closed on Wednesdays
  • Eat-in not allowed
  • No parking
  • http://kyoto-monna.com/
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.


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