7 Recommended Senbei You Should Try in Japan!

7 Recommended Senbei You Should Try in Japan!

Senbei are rice crackers traditionally eaten as light snacks or served with tea as refreshments for house guests. These are light and crunchy treats with savory and sweet flavors as well. Senbei are often baked or grilled over charcoal and basted with soy sauce, mirin and some with bonito or seaweed extract. Read on to learn more about the recommended Senbei you should try in Japan.[Continue Reading…]

7 Facts about Dorayaki That Make You Want To Try!

7 Facts about Dorayaki That Make You Want To Try!

While many people praise how tasty Japanese food is, we don’t hear much about Japanese desserts. Contrary to very sweet Western desserts, Japanese deserts taste quite different. In fact, Japanese sweets, in other word Wagashi, are usually based on azuki red bean, which has slightly sweet taste. Dorayaki is one of the wagashi sweets that we enjoy in Japan. It is also made with azuki red bean. I would like to tell you 7 facts about dorayaki that make you want to try in Japan. Although many Japanese sweets are very different from Western sweets, I believe that dorayaki is a Japanese dessert that you can easily enjoy. I will tell you why we, Japanese, enjoy dorayaki so much and why you might also enjoy it as well.[Continue Reading…]

7 Addictive Japanese Chocolates You Should Try in Japan!

7 Addictive Japanese Chocolates You Should Try in Japan!

Nowadays, chocolates can be found all over the world but even if they all look the same, Japanese chocolates are usually made from natural ingredients locally cultivated and most of the people who make these chocolates have also received international awards. Because of this, Japanese chocolates are world-wide products that one must not miss trying. To help you achieve that, here are 7 addictive Japanese chocolates which you should try if ever you`ll have a chance to visit Japan.[Continue Reading…]

7 Hard-to-Resist Japanese Pancakes

7 Hard-to-Resist Japanese Pancakes

Pancakes are continually eaten around the world most especially in western countries such as America and Europe. It is known basically as a breakfast meal, but in Japan, it is mainly popular as a dessert. Japanese pancake originally has been recognized as a hot cake and are currently prevalent as dessert topped with cream and fruits. Pancake stores are so popular in Australia and Hawaii to the point of shops opening one after the other. Because [Continue Reading…]

8 Dango You Can’t Resist in Japan!

8 Dango You Can't Resist in Japan!_

Japanese food is officially registered as an abstract cultural heritage. People nowadays are getting interested in Japanese food because most of it are simple and yet healthy and delicious. Sweets and desserts are sometimes considered something that is harmful to the body but the most of the Japanese sweets are not artificially processed and could be an answer to this dilemma. This article will focus on the Japanese sweets called Dango. Dango refers to the rice flour knead circularly, steamed and boiled to be eaten. In this article, I will show you the recommended types of Dango and ways on how to enjoy them![Continue Reading…]

15 Fave Japanese Desserts of Japanese Guys

15 Fave Japanese Desserts of Japanese Guys

Everyone has another room for dessert. What comes to your mind when you hear “dessert”? : A lot of sugar, a lot of cream or a lot of butter? Well, Desserts do not have to be so much sweet. There are numerous delicious lightly sweet desserts in Japan which some of you might know or like. Instead of cream, red bean paste is used for many Japanese desserts and therefore, they are very healthy and has low calorie. Japanese desserts are so unique and different from other countries’, so if you want to explore your new taste of desserts, [Continue Reading…]