Wagashi from Toraya. Wagashi are traditional Japanese confections that evolved into an art form in the ancient Imperial capital, Kyoto. The character pronounced 'wa' denotes things Japanese, while the characters for 'gashi', an alliteration of kashi, have come to mean confections. Wagashi represent the essence of Japanese culture, and continue to be vital force in Japanese life.
Wagashi (和菓子) is a traditional Japanese confection which is often served with tea, especially those made of mochi, azuki bean paste, and fruits. Serving quality wagashi is perceived as a sign of intelligence and good taste. Have you tried wagashi?