Wagashi of Shiga is a historical Japanese Sweet
Presenting Local Wagashi (Japanese style sweet) of Shiga Prefecture Shiga prefecture has some representative souvenirs such as Oomi beef, Funa-zushi (crucian carp sushi), red konjac and so on. However, you must not forget delicious and unique wagashi (Japanese style sweets) loved by tourists from all over the world. I am pleased to introduce to you about interesting Japanese style sweets with various historical backgrounds. Wagashi (Japanese style sweet) "Hashiriimochi" Mt. Aisaka Oiwake, (Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture) which separates Otsu-city from Kyoto-city, has been a famous district for exquisite and well-Conserved waterssince the old days . “Hashiriimochi” is a representative wagashi of this area. The mochi (rice cake) is made from the special water and speciality rice of Oumi district. I guarantee you will enjoy its soft and handmade simple taste. produced by Yawata Hashiriimochi-rouho Reference yawata-hashiriimochi.com/menu/ Let’s take a look at the history of this wagashi.