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【英語】 “Anmitsu” : 日本の伝統の甘味、あんみつで涼しくなりましょう!

“Anmitsu” is a traditional Japanese desert, particularly enjoyed during the summer for a number of decades.  Typical “Anmitsu” is made of the followings, served together in a bowl, with “Kuromitsu”, sweet black syrup, poured over the bowl.

あんみつは、特に夏の風物詩として何十年も親しまれてき日本の甘味です。 一般的に以下のものを器に盛り、黒蜜をかけたデザートです。

 

さいの目状に切った寒天 small cubes of “Kanten”, agar jelly, which is a pure form of gelatin made from red seaweed
赤エンドウ豆 cooked red peas
小豆あん “Azuki Anko”, sweet red bean paste
白玉団子 “Shiaratama Dango”, sweet dumplings made of sweet rice flour called “Shiratamako”
ミカン等のフルーツ fruit such as Japanese orange, cherry, etc.

 

A scoop of ice cream is quite frequently added to “Anmitsu”on the top, as seen in the picture below, which is sometimes called “Cream Anmitsu”.
また、写真のように、アイスクリームが載せられることも多く、クリームあんみつと呼ばれています。

 

Please cool yourself down with this traditional Japanese summer sweets!

 

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