Sweets of Yamanashi
Éclair with Plum Jam
Using plum jam produced in Yamanashi Prefecture, this éclair features the refreshing natural acidity and mild sweetness of the fruit. The citric acid contained in plums helps you recover from fatigue, especially during the hot season.
Sweet green pea paste with chunks of sweet green peas produced in Hokkaido is coated with azuki-bean jelly sweetened with muscovado sugar from Okinawa. The muscovado sugar and the mildly sweet green pea paste complement each other perfectly. Kurodama is one of the best-known sweets of Yamanashi.
Japan's first coins originated from Yamanashi Prefecture. The gold leaf placed on the bun represents a coin of that era.
All the main ingredients—the bamboo charcoal mixed in the dough, and the milk and sweet potatoes used in the filling—come from Yamanashi Prefecture.