Chocolat Fin: A real Shizuoka Dessert!

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Chocolat Fin has the advantage to be located a few minutes away from my office, which in a sense is a bit unfair to other very good confectioneries in Shizuoka. I promise I will hunt away from my haunts from next month! My students will be the happier for it as I do have to visit cake shops at east three times a week!

Now, before I start I’d better alert all my lady friends with a sweet tooth!
I’m certain that Rowena, Memory Taste Girl, Jocelyn, Etsuko, Melinda, Deluscious Life and The Left Over Queen wil be interested to know that the present dessertis a very healthy one! Oh, I forgot that there is atleast one gentleman, Dominique, who will grace me with a professional curiosity!

Shizuoka Prefecture is the largest (about 70%) producer of green tea in Japan. Since we are in the middle of harvesting season, Chocolat Fin had the greaty idea to come up with a creation made with ma-cha tea, a superior class of tea used in tea ceremonies and restaurants. As it comes under the form of powder it is very easy to manipulate.

This Ma-cha pudding was underllined with a caramel sauce and topped with a fine layer of ma-cha jelly. The whole pudding is a perfection of balance, not too sweet, with a definite tea savour and firm enough for you to dig in with your spoon. Actually, I made a point of leaving it in the fridgefor a coupe of hours before devouring it. It almost ate like an ice-cream.

The recipe is not difficult, but the ingredients are simply first class!

Chocolat Fin
Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Takajo Machi, 1-3-7 (2 minutes walk from Shin Shizuoka Center)
Tel. & fax: 054-2516321
Business hours: 10:00~20:00

Also: Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Shin Shizuoka Center, Basement 1F
Tel.: 054-2215878

6 thoughts on “Chocolat Fin: A real Shizuoka Dessert!”

  1. Don’t worry!
    I’ve decided to run a series on particular interesting cakes concocted in Shizuoka!
    My students will help me with the investigation. Otherwise i’ll make a dioctor rich!
    Loooking forward to visiting your blog as usual!


  2. Hey there ~
    I don’t think I’ve had this specific dessert. I do love the Japanese fruits + candies made with jelly though! I love the Japanese intepretations of pastries esp. the sponge cakes and sponge cake rolls.

    Koreans also like Japanese curry intepretations too.

    Thanks for the mention too~!

    Can’t wait for your next cake stop post ;-P


  3. Keep it simple and you can’t go wrong. It’s principle that can be applied to everything, but it suits food the most.


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