snack

Have a Break, Have a KitKat −in a Jar!

Japan is an innovative country. Every now and then, they surprise people with their cool and creative ideas. From technologies and such, down to some inventions of personal stuff, they really meet the expectations. Everyone knew that Japan has a variety of vending machines. Name it, most likely they have it. Who would’ve thought that…

Don’t Forget to Try Age-Momiji Manju When You Go to Miyajima!

Now if you head to Miyajima (an island off of the coast of Hiroshima and home of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Itsukushima Shrine), do not fail to try “Age-Momiji Manju”! The Itsukushima Shrine is known for its “floating-torii” gate which appears only when the ocean is elevated. Thanks to the Itsukushima Shrine the entirety…

“Wonut”, the most calorific snack in Japan!

Japan is a land famous for its snacking culture, whether the snack of choice is oddly named biscuits, bizarrely flavoured chocolates or flakes of fish served in a variety of unusual ways. But if you’re looking for a treat that really packs a punch, what you need is a Wonut. What is Wonut? Author’s photo…

“Dagashi”: The Most Nostalgic Japanese Snacks

Like in every country, there are some sweets and snacks that adults have a certain nostalgia for. One would save up pocket money, check the coins twice or three times before purchasing and calculating a hundred times to check if there is a way of getting ‘more’ for the same money. Numerous childhood memories are…

Can You Handle All of These 13 Japanese Kit Kat Special Flavours?

Have you ever heard the quote “Life is about chances, trying new things, having fun, making mistakes and learning from it”? Surely, Nestlé took those words seriously, creating new varieties of flavours, ranging from different fruits to beverages. Opening the box felt like discovering an isolated utopia. The designs of the wraps grabbed my attention.…

5 Different Types of Melonpan that You Might Not Know

Meron pan or melon bread is one of the famous types of bread in Japan. Everyone seems to love it. The original Melon Pan has no melon used anywhere during the process of making it. The name most probably came from the outer crust of the bread that maybe does look a little bit like…

Japanese Most Loved Sweets to Get at Tokyo Station

In Japan, people love to buy good quality sweets/snacks for their friends, family and also themselves. Therefore new sweets and snacks always appear in Japan, but the most popular sweets and snacks always stay the same. Here are the most loved Japanese snacks over long time. When you are in Japan, please give it a…

Senbei, What Is It And What Does It Taste Like?

Do you know what Senbei is? Senbei is a traditional Japanese snack made from rice. Generally, they are called rice crackers in English. They taste great, and they are also less calorific than other snacks such as chips and pretzels. There are many kinds of Senbei in Japan, and some are very unique. These days…