castella cake

How Many of These Popular Tokyo Banana Treats and Flavors Have You Tried?

I’m sure you’re very familiar with TOKYO BANANA. It is undeniably one of the most popular sweet souvenirs you can buy in Japan. It is a soft, custard-filled, banana-shaped cake that comes in different flavors. Before buying any of these souvenirs, make sure you get to know the different TOKYO BANANA flavors first. Let’s check…

4 Japanese Sweets That Make Perfect Souvenirs for Your Loved Ones

When you give food souvenirs in Japan, you don’t only consider the taste, but you also have to think of their beautiful presentations. Because of this, it becomes an easy thing for people to choose wagashi (和菓子 – Japanese confections) as they are lovely to look at. If you’re planning on giving somebody the perfect…

Castella Cake: Nagasaki’s Traditional Cake with a European History

When you think of traditional Japanese food, you’re likely to think of udon noodles, thick slices of sashimi, crispy tempura and salty miso soup. A sweet, honey flavoured cake isn’t exactly what springs to mind when you think of Japanese cuisine, yet Castella cake is just as much part of Japan’s culinary history as a…