Cafe COMSA: Shortcake with "Yamae Chestnuts" from Yamae-mura, Kumamoto PrefectureCafé Comme café will be offering "Yamae Chestnut Shortcake" made from Japanese chestnuts produced in Yamae Village, Kumamoto Prefecture. It will be available on October 21 and 22. The price is 1,400 yen per piece (tax included).
Containing Japanese chestnuts that are twice the size of ordinary chestnutsAccording to Café COMSA, Yamae-mura, the production area of "Yamae chestnuts," the ingredient for the cake, is located in the southernmost part of Kumamoto Prefecture, almost in the center of the Kuma Basin, which borders Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures. The climate has a large temperature difference between day and night, hills facing south with good drainage, and fertile red soil, all the conditions for growing delicious chestnuts, and they are highly regarded for their quality, as shown by the fact that they were presented to the Emperor Showa in 1977.
Yamae chestnuts are grown throughout the village for the purpose of revitalizing the village. The chestnuts are twice as large as ordinary chestnuts, and are characterized by their deep sweetness, rich flavor, and high sugar content.
Combination with bittersweet green tea creamIn the cake, Yamae chestnuts are combined with bittersweet green tea cream, which is considered to be a good combination.
A dish named in honor of "Shortcake Day" in October.The Yamae Chestnut Shortcake, produced in Yamae-mura, Kumamoto Prefecture, will be available on "Shortcake Day" in October.
Café COMSA makes cakes that reflect the four seasons of Japan using seasonal fruits selected from farms and regions across the country, and in particular, the 22nd of each month is designated as Shortcake Day and a limited time offer is available. The 22nd of each month is designated as Shortcake Day, and a limited time offer is available. The day was chosen because the calendar has the 15th on the 22nd and strawberries (15th) on the 22nd.
Prices and designs are subject to change depending on the availability of fruit. Prices and designs are also subject to change at the Ginza store.