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Eat Delicious Sweets Around in Wakura City

Eat Delicious Sweets Around in Wakura City

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If you come to Wakura area (和倉) in Ishikawa Prefecture (石川県), your main purpose will be going to a hot spring and staying at a Japanese style hotel. Also you will hang around at a hot spring street for sure. However there is another interesting and attrac

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If you come to Wakura area (和倉) in Ishikawa Prefecture (石川県), your main purpose will be going to a hot spring and staying at a Japanese style hotel. Also you will hang around at a hot spring street for sure. However there is another interesting and attracting thing you should do here, which is trying delicious sweets made from local ingredients.

Let's take a tour in Wakura area (和倉) to enjoy local sweets.

"N donuts (N ドーナツ)" at  LE MUSEE DE H (ル ミュゼ ドゥ アッシュ)

Tsujiguchi Hironobu, who is the world famous Pastry chef  from Ishikawa Prefectire, has Tsujiguchi Hironobu Museum LE MUSEE DE H (辻口博啓美物館 ル ミュゼ ドゥ アッシュ) here.

There is a cafe which sells cakes and baked sweets.

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You can get to try "N donuts (N ドーナツ)", which are made from Okara (Soy pulp). There are 6 flavors which are Hakusan honey (honey made in Hakusan city in Ishikawa Prefecture), Noto purple potatoes(purple potatoes grown in Noto city in Ishikawa Prefecture), Nakazimana (Traditional green vegetable grown in Noto city in Ishikawa Prefecture) , Ishikawa pumpkins (pumpkins grown in Ichikawa city), Sakiyama strawberries (Strawberries grown in Sakiyama city in Ishikawa prefecture), Kinako (roasted soy flour) soy source. As you can see, all of the ingredients are produced in Ishikawa prefecture which means "N donuts" are made from local ingredients. The donuts are baked, not deep flied. So it gives you to taste of ingredients itself and have a soft texture.

Unlys bakery (アンリス) "Japanese potato cream puffs (和芋シュー)"

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Unlys Bakery sells home-made bread and cream puffs. Japanese sweet potato cream puffs made from Gorojima-kintoki, which is one of Kaga traditional vegetables produced in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, are highly recommended to try. It is not too sweet and still has natural tastes of sweet potato in it. There are dice of Sweet potatoes inside of the cream as well.  

Soft serve ice cream at Mitone (みとね)

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You can get to eat rice bowls filled with local seafood on top for reasonable prices, but you should also try a soft serve ice cream here. There are three flavors which are sesame seeds, milk and mixed of sesame seeds and milk. It is rich but not too heavy in taste.

Related Article:Rice Bowl Filled with Seafood in Wakura Hot Spring Area和倉の海の幸を海鮮丼で贅沢に!「能登海鮮丼・みとね 」

 

"Home made chiffon cakes" at Blossom (ブロッサム)

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Blossom, which is a casual french restaurant, is a place to dine out and also is a good place to enjoy coffee and wine. Must-try thing here is home made chiffon cakes baked on the same day. There are 8 flavors such as  Black tea, coffee, maccha(powdered green tea), red beans and so. What kind of chiffon cakes you will get to eat depends on the day. A Soft sponge and whipped cream are so good.

Milk and Drinking yogurt by "Noto Milk (能登ミルク)"

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Things you can buy at Noto Milk(能登ミルク) are "Noto Milk" and "Drinking yogurt", which are made from milk as milking cows in the beauties of nature of Noto area. This rich milk is also used in cakes and "N donuts" made at LE MUSEE DE H.

Related Article:Made in Wakura: The Gold Prize Winning Milk

Special deal

It is really hard to choose what you will try. You must feel like trying every single sweet. But if you do, your wallet could be blown away.
Here you go. Here is a special offer for you. There is a Sweet Meguri ticket, which give you get to try three of those introduced above this article. It costs you 500 yen. You can buy it at a front desk of hotels, Wakura Onsen Tourism Association (和倉温泉観光会館) and Wakura-jiban-kan (和倉じばん館).

Will you enjoy three types of sweets or eat the same sweets three times? How to use this great ticket all depends on you. It is a great tip to enjoy sweets here, isn't it?
Please spend a great time using this wonderful tickets.

Information

Locations of all shops

LE MUSEE DE H (ル ミュゼ ドゥ アッシュ)

Address:Wa-65-1 Wakuramachi, Nanao city, Ishikawa Prefecture (石川県七尾市和倉町ワ 65-1)
Phone:0767-62-4000
Opening Hours:9:00~19:00
Closed days:No
Wi-Fi:None
Credit Cards:Available
Station:Wakura Onsen Station (和倉温泉駅) on JR Nanao Line (JR七尾線)
Access:Take a Hokutetsu Noto Bus (北鉄能登バス) towards Wakura Onsen (和倉温泉行き) for about six minutes from JR Wakura Onsen Station (JR和倉温泉駅) and get off at "Wakura Onsen Bus Terminal (和倉温泉バスターミナル)" then walk about 4 minutes.
Official HP:LE MUSEE DE H

Unlys Bakery (焼きたてパン アンリス)

Adsress:Wa-5-4 Wakuramachi, Nanao city, Ishikawa Prefecture (石川県七尾市和倉町ワ 5-4)
Phone:0767-62-2310
Opening Hours:8:00-19:00
Closed days:Thuesday
Wi-Fi:None
Credit Cards:Not available
Station:Wakura Onsen Station (和倉温泉駅) on JR Nanao Line (JR七尾線)
Access:Take a Nanao Bus(七尾バス) towards Wakura Onsen (和倉温泉行き) from JR Wakura Onsen Station(JR和倉温泉駅) for about 5 minutes and get off at the last bus stop then you will find right by the bus stop.
Noto Kaisen Don Mitone (能登海鮮丼 みとね)

Address:Wa-23-3 Wakuramachi, Nanao city, Ishikawa Prefecture (石川県七尾市和倉町ワ 23-3)
Phones:0767-62-0077
Opening Hours:10:00-18:00(Time you can get to use a Sweet ticket)
Closed days:Monday(If Monday is a holiday, Tuesday will be closed)
Wi-Fi:None
Credit Cards:Available
Language:English
Station:Wakura Onsen Station (和倉温泉駅) on JR Nanao Line (JR七尾線)
Access:Take a Nanao Bus(七尾バス) towards Wakura Onsen (和倉温泉行き) from JR Wakura Onsen Station(JR和倉温泉駅) for about 5 minutes and get off at the last bus stop then walk about 2 minutes.
Blossom (ブロッサム)

Address:O-22-2 Wakuramachi, Nanao city, Ishikawa Prefecture (石川県七尾市和倉町ヲ 22-2)
Opening Hours:10:00-23:00
Phone:0767-62-2410
Closed days:No
Wi-Fi:None
Credit cards:Available
Station:Wakura Onsen Station (和倉温泉駅) on JR Nanao Line (JR七尾線)
Access:Take a Nanao Bus(七尾バス) towards Wakura Onsen (和倉温泉行き) from JR Wakura Onsen Station(JR和倉温泉駅) for about 5 minutes and get off at the last bus stop then walk about 2 minutes.
Noto Milk (能登ミルク)

Address:Yo-15-3 Wakuramachi, Nanao city, Ishikawa Prefecture (石川県七尾市和倉町ヨ 15-3)
Phone:0767-62-2077
Opening Hours:7:00-12:00、13:00-18:00
Closed days:No
Wi-Fi:None
Credit Cards:Not available
Language:Only Japanese
Station:Wakura Onsen Station (和倉温泉駅) on JR Nanao Line (JR七尾線)
Access:Drive about 7 minutes from JR Wakura Onsen Station (JR七尾線 和倉温泉駅)
Price:Noto Milk(Small)220 yen、Drinking yogurt 220 yen
Official HP:Noto Milk

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