Sunday, 20 January 2013

The kintsuba from Aizu


This are the traditional Japanese sweets called kintsuba, this particular way is from Aizu area, Fukushima prefecture. Are a kind of small pankake sandwich and there are two different variation of filling: the traditional with anko, sweet azuki, and a more recent version with custard cream. This stall was at AizuWakamatsu market on the 10th January, is very popular and have always a long line. Photographed in day light in very cold and snowy day with 17-35 mm. lens.