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Sweets for Summer - Japan

One of my favorite summer dessert “Kaki-Gori”. Kaki-Gori means shaved ice which is served with flavored syrup. This is very typical classic kaki-gori in Japan called “Uji Kintoki”. 125 more words


Anpan. Why you should try Japanese sweet bread.

Anpan – A Japanese sweet roll filled with a sweet, earthy paste made from the Azuki legume (It can also be filled with a white bean, green been, sesame or chestnut mixture).  1,570 more words


Azuki Bean Paste (Anko)


Azuki beans 1 cup
Water 500ml
Sugar 60g (Adjust to taste)
Salt 1tsp 137 more words


Motobécane Grand Jubilee Single-Speed Conversion: Conclusion

Flea market frame formed of double-butted Vitus 172 chro-mo steel tubes, as were the chrome-plated forks, sadly twisted.

The after-market $75 forks resemble the stock ones except for less rake and more weight. 288 more words


Ice Cold Azuki on a Stick

This was a surprise find in one of my trips to the supermarket. It is not too sweet, and comes with a generous amount of azuki beans in the ice stick. 13 more words


Green Tea Azuki Cake

After a break, I am back baking. This time it is a Green Tea Azuki Cake. I had first tried it at Chicco, a Japanese bakery, on Robson St. 193 more words


KitKat Big Little Matcha Azuki - KitKat Bigリトル 抹茶あずき

KitKat comes in many forms: standard, chunky, mini, individual fingers… but this is the only incarnation I’ve seen that strays from the traditional rectangular shape and branches into the hugely popular market of single-serving bagged chocolates such as Galbo and Crunky Popjoy. 441 more words