Today’s topic is also a souvenir of Asakusa!
The souvenir is following.
Usukawa Imokin from Asakusa Mangando
Imokin from Mangando☆
Imokin is a Japanese sweet made of sweet potatoes. I think it baked sweet potatoes’ paste. (I am not sure how to cook it well. Sorry).
I introduce Usukawa Imokin which is Imokin with thin skins.
Regular Imokin expires in 24 hours but Uskawa Imokin has longer expiration date.
There is packed 6 pieces of Imokin in the box.
The bottom of the box says “How to eat Usukawa Imokin much better”.
Hmm, baked Imokin is also nice?
So, I baked it.
Unbaked Imokin is also good. But baked one is certanily better!! The skin gets crispier.
I don’t have a good English example to express it, but anyway, it is great.
Unbaked and baked one, both of them are nice. But I like the baked one.
The main shop is on Orange street where a little far from Sensoji temple. I guess it is located at a place closed to Asakusa Public Hall. The shop also sells Imokin flavor soft-serve ice cream. I went there to buy it, however, they had no ice cream since the time I visited was too late. Sigh.
I will visit again. Then, I will buy the ice cream and regular Imokin.
Asakusa Mangando shops are mainly located in Asakusa. But they also located in Haneda Airport and Tokyo Daimaru which is a department store connecting to Tokyo Station.
Let’s eat Imokin in Asakusa!!!
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