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Heard of Japanese Transparent Potato Chips? Here’s How to Make Them at Home!

There are Japanese companies such as Calbee which have made normal potato chips interesting by coming up with unusual flavors like salt and lemon peel, plum, KFC, etc. Have you already tried all of these available types and looking for something even more unique? Forget the flavor, have you seen strange-looking potato chips? No, we…

7 Best Shops and Cafes to Get Traditional Japanese Confectionery in Tokyo

Wagashi (和菓子), or traditional Japanese confectionery, has made a name for itself as one of the Japanese food that many tourists would like to try out. With attention to detail not only in the recipes but also in the presentation, it is no wonder that these sweets have captivated people’s taste buds. In this article…

On the Hunt for Hard-To-Find Japanese Goods? Try Out These 3 Subscription Boxes!

It is not always easy to get your hands on Japanese goods. From shipping fees to customs fees, the options for buying are limited and other communication problems can leave you feeling intimidated when buying something online from Japan. However, one solution has recently become available – subscription boxes! This revelation has been increasing in…

Going to Japan? Here are the Top 5 Japanese Snacks to Bring Back Home!

Are you planning to fly to Japan? Or maybe you have friends or family who is traveling there who you can ask to buy you something? Japan is not only famed for its mouth-watering food but also for its unique and fancy snacks which often make people go crazy over them. So if you are…

Want To Know What You Are About to Eat in Japan? Get this App!

Many people are already feeling the buzz of the upcoming 2020 Olympics here in Japan, even with 4 years to go before this great event actually happens. The preparations for the event can be felt in numerous aspects of life ranging from subjects like language to food. These efforts are all in place to minimize…

Why is Japan’s Famous Glico so Successful at Creating Mouthwatering Treats?

If you’ve eaten Pocky, Seventeen Ice Cream or Cheeza, then you’ve probably heard of its manufacturer, Glico. The company is formally known as Ezaki Glico Co., Ltd. which is headquartered in Osaka. It has been producing traditional candies for a long time in Japan which have been adored by so many loyal consumers who can’t…

4 Tasty Ways to Enjoy Potatoes with a Delicious Japanese Twist!

Potato is considered a major staple food around the world. It doesn’t have a strong taste, so it is easy to adopt it into various recipes. Even in Japan, you can find various styles of potato dishes! Here are 4 types of potato dishes to try when you find yourself hungry for carbs in Japan:…

3 Simple but Delicious Sweet Potato Dishes to Try when Visiting Japan!

Japanese sweet potatoes are very delicious, I kid you not! If you love sweet potatoes or are still yet to discover the goodness that this delicious root vegetable provides then make sure to give your taste buds a whirl with some of these popular sweet potato dishes while exploring the Land of the Rising Sun.…

Meiji Chocolate Balls: Delicious Morsels for the Traveling Chocolate Addict!

One of the things I like most about living abroad is all the new things there are to eat. From traditional products of that country for example, in Japan, such as sushi, tempura, ramen and okonomiyaki, to famous local dishes such as Kumamoto’s horse meat sashimi, Kagoshima’s black pork hot pot and Osaka’s takoyaki, to…
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