－ Sesame Tofu －
Matcha green tea and a monaka featuring the gentian flower crest of Sankō-in
A monaka is a wafer cake filled with red bean paste.
Nishime, or simmered food
Mountain yam rolls, boiled kōya-dofu (freeze-dried bean curd), burdock root with sesame dressing, and boiled pumpkin, garnished with a celestial bamboo leaf.
Pressed and vinegared cucumber
A staple of shōjin cuisine, characterized by its white sesame aroma and smooth texture.
Cherrywood-smoked tofu. This signature dish was perfected by this temple’s abbess Kōei.
Deep-fried eggplant with an edamame sauce
Sip-soup (suimono, or clear soup)
Rice with green shiso
In addition to the dishes listed above, there is an oden of millet fu. Fu is gluten.
In addition to the dishes listed above, there is konjak tempura; and Takenogosho-style sip tea.
*Dishes are subject to change and may not be exactly according to the monthly menus.
All courses are available by reservation only.