Various types of dessert is available
at restaurants in Japan.
You may want to have some dessert after a dinner.
Following chart shows restaurant and available typical dessert.
|type of restaurant||Typically available dessert|
|Japanese restaurant||Fruit, Ice cream|
|Japanese Noodle||No dessert|
|Ramen shop||No dessert|
|Family restaurant||Fruit parfait|
|Eel restaurant||No dessert|
Cakes at confectionary shops
Following cakes can be purchased from confectionary stores.
You can eat similar cake at western restaurants, cake shops and coffee shops.
Of course, restaurants serve you ice cream, sherbet and apple pie etc,.
These dessert are not available at restaurants except Kammiten,specialized restaurant for only sweet.
Japanese dessert is based on red bean jam. We call it as An or Anko.
Manjyu / Dango series
Anko is made from Red bean. Boil red beans add sugar into them and mash them.
There are two types of Anko
Tsubushi-an just mashed
Koshi-an well mashed and strained
This “an” tastes more smooth texture.