The first dish of Japanese summer that you must try and not to miss is Anmitsu. Anmitsu is one of the desserts made from Shirattama and also Amaretto, this Dessert consists of jelly, bean azuki, syrup (mitsu), ice cream and boiled peas, then served with black sugar syrup.
And because the era is growing Anmitsu is also more variation of it, so many anmitsu that already mixed with ice cream flavor such as vanilla and also chocolate. Don’t forget to try this one ice cream!
For the Kanten Jelly:
- 1/2 stick kanten (or substitute with 1 teaspoon agar agar powder)
- 1 2/3 cup water
- 1 to 2 tablespoons sugar (adjust the amount to suit your taste)
For the Syrup:
- 1/4 cup water
- 2/3 cup sugar
- Optional: 1 tablespoon lemon juice
Fruits of your choice (sliced peaches, orange slices, grapes, cherries, kiwi slices, apple slices, strawberry slices, and/or mandarin oranges)1/3 cup anko (sweet bean paste)