New Pocky Chocolate Sticks Adult Series for Wine and Whiskey

New Pocky Chocolate Sticks Adult Series for Wine and Whiskey

Products

The original Pocky produced by Osaka based company Glico was first sold in 1966. The flagship snack by Glico consists of a simple crunchy pretzel stick coated with a high-quality and creamy chocolate.     The popularity of this Japanese snack has been growing in the recent years and currently, like in the case of Nestle's KitKat, we can find countless of variations such as matcha, strawberry, almond chocolate, cherry, melon or even sweet potato. Glico is now focusing on those adults who like snacking with a style. Pocky Goddess Ruby     This Pocky chocolate called "Goddess Ruby" has...

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Hojicha; The Roasted Version of Japanese Green Tea

Hojicha; The Roasted Version of Japanese Green Tea

When it comes to Japanese Tea, most of the people would think about green tea or matcha. But recently another type of tea is getting more and more popular here in Japan and probably very soon also abroad. We are talking about hojicha (sometimes also spelled houjicha) which actually is green tea albeit it looks brown. The reason it looks brown is that hojicha is made by roasting the green tea leaves with strong fire.   Hojicha Tea (Photo by Ujien) This process makes hojicha a tea with delicate roasting flavors and aromas, as well as brown in color. In addition, the green...

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How to Order Japanese Food Delivery in Japan

How to Order Japanese Food Delivery in Japan

Guides

It is well known that one of the main attractions for any tourist visiting Japan is Japanese Food. At Japanese Taste we are always trying to help visitors to Japan choose the right food and restaurant by publishing real Japanese food and featuring top Japanese restaurants. But today, we would like to talk about another way - often undiscovered by many - to eat real Japanese food while you are in Japan. Japanese Food Delivery in Japan     We believe that Japanese food delivery in Japan is: Convenient because you do not have to go out from your accommodation when...

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Muji Chocolate Coated Strawberries

Muji Chocolate Coated Strawberries

Matcha Products

The infamous Chocolate Coated Strawberries have been a very popular Japanese snack since it is launch by lifestyle shop chain MUJI. In this article, we will try to explain what is MUJI and what makes this product a hit! What is MUJI? MUJI is the brand name behind public company Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd. MUJI, originally founded in Japan in 1980, offers a wide variety of good quality products including household goods, apparel and food.  Mujirushi Ryohin, MUJI in Japanese, translates as “no-brand quality goods.” To date, MUJI operates over 870 stores and is rapidly expanding through the world. White Chocolate...

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Japanese Matcha Desserts at Shimizu Ippoen (茶匠 清水一芳園) in Kyoto

Japanese Matcha Desserts at Shimizu Ippoen (茶匠 清水一芳園) in Kyoto

Matcha Restaurants in Kyoto

Shimizu Ippoen (茶匠 清水一芳園) is a Kyoto based traditional teahouse, cafe and shop specialized in Japanese matcha desserts. The infamous Japanese green tea matcha powder is nowadays considered a superfood and one of its features, among many, is its versatility. However, to find high quality matcha is not always easy. At Shimizu Ippoen you can rest assure you will get the best matcha since they only use the freshest matcha directly harvested and refined in Kyoto prefecture. The place Shimizu Ippoen cafe has a black façade and looks like a traditional Kyoto house from outside:     Inside, expect a diaphanous space with comfortable seats...

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