530yrs ago,it was Muromachi-Period in japan. Samurai bushi fighten in a great struggle each other in order to control small land.
you might like the Kinkakuji temple built in those days. The tenple is covered with gold leaf so much. Very gorgeous!
By the way,i bought sweets in Kyoto before. I'm sure this is a kinda tough and thin cookie or biscuit. Amazingly the store standed in the 15 century-for about 530yrs ago.Very long standing.
Basically the shop deal with soba.
Soba is made from this plant. Soba is made of soba floor.
And another recipe, you might know 'galette' in France