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Discovering the Sweet Taste of Japanese Manju

In the beginning, I thought it was Mochi rice cake that I have eaten from when I was little. Then I looked again better and the seller told me that it was different. 457 more words


Onsen steamed bun-flavored Kit Kats on sale now at hot springs across Japan!

The new Kit Kat flavor draws inspiration from a specialty snack traditionally found at Japanese hot springs. 494 more words


Poyo! A match made in Dreamland with a giant Kirby and manju cake set

The universe’s cutest Star Warrior, and star of Nintendo games, Kirby uses his Copy Ability to become huggable…that or it’s an adorably soft toy. 403 more words


Book Review - Manju by M.T.Vasudevan Nair

I got M.T.Vasudevan Nair’sManju‘ when I went to the book fair last week. I got the Tamil translation. It is a slim novel at around 79 pages. 611 more words

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Food in Hakone 2

In the last post, I introduced the nice Soba. Today I’d like to introduce a very popular confectionary and an unique dish in Hakone.

Hot Spring Bun… 270 more words