Place to go

Gohei rice cake

Large sized Gohei rice cake served with sweet miso paste in Mikawa style

Gohei rice cake

About

Goheimochi is a typical food as a local dish of Mikawa district. The Goheimochi rice cake made from mashed Uruchi rice or non-glutinous rice is skewered and grilled with thick sauce on top. In oku-Mikawa area, there is a “Goheimochi map” showing 25 shops which sell different types of the rice cake so that tourists can enjoy and compare a variety of tastes. The most popular one is a large-sized, oval-shaped one piece which is skewered and grilled with sweet miso paste. It tempts you with a good smell, especially immediately after grilled and served hot. There are other variations of the shape, three small dumplings, a shape of “Gunbai” fan used by samurai warriors etc. The flavor of miso varies when it is mixed with egoma or a type of perilla, peanut or walnut etc. A set menu with Udon or wheat noodles and Soba, or buckwheat noodles is popular, too.

Location

Gohei rice cake

-

Infomation

Access

-

Wi-fi

-

place nearby

 
Shrimp Crackers

Shrimp Crackers

In Chita and Nishi Mikawa, there are many famou...

Read more

 
Nameshi-Dengaku, a Combination of Rice with Daikon Leaves and a Grilled Tofu with Miso Paste

Nameshi-Dengaku, a Combination of Rice with Daikon Leaves and a Grilled Tofu with Miso Paste

“Nameshi” is freshly cooked rice which is mixed...

Read more

 
Beckoning cats

Beckoning cats

Beckoning cats are good luck ornaments which ha...

Read more

 
Seafood of Mikawa Bay

Seafood of Mikawa Bay

Mikawa Bay boasts to have a good amount of catc...

Read more

Featured Recommendations

Users who viewed This Place also viewed.

 
Goheimochi Rice Cakes

Goheimochi Rice Cakes

Goheimochi, grilled rice cake that is skewered ...

Read more

 
Nameshi-Dengaku, a Combination of Rice with Daikon Leaves and a Grilled Tofu with Miso Paste

Nameshi-Dengaku, a Combination of Rice with Daikon Leaves and a Grilled Tofu with Miso Paste

“Nameshi” is freshly cooked rice which is mixed...

Read more

 
Seafood cuisine

Seafood cuisine

Shizuoka prefecture is blessed with fishing gro...

Read more

 
Shrimp Crackers

Shrimp Crackers

In Chita and Nishi Mikawa, there are many famou...

Read more