Ukiyoe Usukawa Manjuu ｜ 浮世絵薄皮饅頭
Manjuu made with carefully selected azuki beans. There is an ukiyoe card inside. We hope you enjoy both the bun and the Ukiyoe.
Anko - Japan's oldest sweet representing Japanese food！
Anko is made by boiling down azuki beans and other ingredients to a sweet paste and kneading it. Anko has been eaten in Japan for 2,000 years and used in sweets for annual events to pray for good health and good fortune. Anko has been eaten in Japan for 2,000 years.
Anko is good for your health.
1. The azuki beans used in anko are rich in polyphenols, which are believed to be effective for anti-aging. The amount of polyphenol contained in 100g of azuki beans is 1.5 times that of red wine.
2. The plant fiber contained in azuki beans stimulates defecation, so red bean paste relieves constipation.
3、Azuki beans contain a large amount of vitamin B1 and vitamin B2, which break down sugar and fat in the body.