[Fujiya Confectionery Store in Kitami] White Runner Bean Mousse with Light Tatse and Fluffy Texture
July 29th, 2015
Fujiya Confectionery Store
Fujiya Confectionery Store (ふじや菓子舗) is a long-established confectionary store facing National Route 39 in Onneyu Onsen (温根湯温泉), Rubeshibe-cho located in the northwestern part of Kitami city, and has been established since 1913, and is near Roadside Station "Onneyu Onsen" (道の駅「おんねゆ温泉」). Mr. Toshihiro Fujita (藤田 俊博) is a store owner at present. They serve various sweets such as Japanese confectioneries, Western confectioneries, baked confectioneries, castella cakes, cookies, cream puffs and so on. The Rubeshibe has been the top produce of white runner bean in Japan, and sweets using the white runner bean have a good reputation, too.
The store is not so large, and has a typical atmosphere of a local confectionary store. A place for custmers to enjoy foods and drinks is not provided.
List of Highway Bus
Highway buses run between the Kitami and the Sapporo, the Asahikawa and the Kushiro. Refer to following the means of the transportation in the Hakodate. As for car rental comparison websites, you can compare vehicle rental prices on Tabi-Plaza Rental Car Reservation (旅ぷらざレンタカー予約), Jalan Rental Car (じゃらんレンタカー) and Rakutem Travel Rental Car (楽天トラベルレンタカー).
|Chuo Bus(中央バス)||From Sapporo to Kitami|
|Chuo Bus(中央バス)||From Kitami to Sapporo|
|Hokkaido Kitami Bus(北海道北見バス)||From Asahikawa to Kitami|
|Hokkaido Kitami Bus(北海道北見バス)||From Kitami to Asahikawa|
|Akan Bus(阿寒バス)||From Kushiro to Kitami|
|Akan Bus(阿寒バス)||From Kitami to Kushiro|
|Nippon Rent-a-car(ニッポンレンタカー)||Their office is near the Kitami Station.|
|Times Car Rental(タイムズカーレンタル)||Their office is near the Kitami Station.|
|Toyota Rental Lease(トヨタレンタリース)||Their office is near the Kitami Station.||
|Nissan Rent-a-car(日産レンタカー)||Their office is in Koueinishi-machi.|
|Orix Rent-a-car(オリックスレンタカー)||Their office is in Tondennishi-machi.|
|Station Rent-a-car(駅レンタカー)||Their office is near the Kitami Station.|
|Nico Nico Rent-a-car(ニコニコレンタカー)||Their office is near the Kitami Station.|
|Carsta Rent-a-car(カースタレンタカー)||Their office is near the Kitami Station.|
Onneyu Onsen (温根湯温泉) is a hot spring resort formed between Muka River (無加川) and Kitami National Route (National Route 39) in Rubeshibe-cho located in the northwestern part of Kitami city. Hotel Oehonke (ホテル大江本家) and Onneyu Hotel Shiki Heian-no-Yakata (温根湯ホテル四季平安の館) are built along the Muka River, and Natural Onsen Hotel Tsutsuji-so (天然温泉 ホテル つつじ荘) is built around the center of the Onneyu Onsen. In addition, there are restaurants, Izakaya, souvenir shops, Japanese sweets shop, a convenience store and gas stations. The hot spring resort used to be crowded with a lot of tourists once, but it looks a deserted street at present. Article is here
Kitami (北見) that about 120,000 people live is the 9th largest commercial city in Hokkaido, and is one of regional hub cities of the Northeastern Hokkaido area. The Kitami became incorporated with Rubeshibe town (留辺蘂), Tanno town (端野) and Tokoro town (常呂) in 2006, and has became the largest city by area in the Hokkaido. In Japan, it is the 4th latgest city by the area. The Kitami is also an agriculture city, and Onion and White Runner Bean are famous as a local product. As for a climate, it is hot that temperature rises to nearly 30 degrees in a summer, and it is cold that temperature falls to nearly -25 degrees in a winter, and it snow hard, too. Article is here
White Runner Bean Mousse
Since I heard that White Runner Bean Mousse (白花豆ムース), one of the sweets using the white runner bean, was famous, I visited here to purchase it around 10:00 on a weekday. The price was JPY 290. There was not a place for customers to enjoy foods and drinks at the store, so I went to Onsen Yume square (温泉ゆめ広場) near here, and sat on a bench, and decided to eat the white runner bean mousse. But the white runner bean mousse was freezed, so I left it at my car, and it was defrosted naturally for a hour.
It had the light taste and fluffy texture when I ate it after thawing the mousse. It was tasty! It was not too sweet, and I thought that the slightly bean taste was fascinating. The sweets had 2 layers, white runner bean mousse layer and sponge cake layer on the bottom. I hope it to become new local speciality of Onneyu Onsen (温根湯温泉). Thanks for the tasty mousse!
|Parking lot||Free parking is provided (2 Cars)|
|Regular closing day||Irregular closing day|
|Home page||Home page is here|
|Mapcode||402 601 379*07|
A page of Kitami is here