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Raspberry Chocolate Heart on the Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is coming. Surely the sweet on the Day has to be Chocolate. According to me, if it is Chocolate sweet the flavour should be Raspberry. 107 more words


Mini Tea Event and Free Tea Tasting Promotions at Minamoto Strand Store London

Sample some of the best high quality Japanese teas available in the UK!

Venue: Minamoto Kitchoan Japanese Confectionery shop, 448 Strand, London, WC2R 0QU (Just opposite Charing Cross BR Station) 352 more words


MATCHA at NOON with Takoyaki man-jue and Orin apple

MATCHA at NOON with Takoyaki man-jue and Orin apple on Mt. Fuji cotton placemat which is available on my shop.
Takoyaki is one of the symbol of Osakan food which can be translate to “octopus ball” It is not sweet, so can be lunch or snack. 46 more words

On My Daily Life

Hamarikyu Gardens - Welcome to Japan

Part 2

I arrived in Japan, June 3rd.  And without any rest, my family started our journey beginning in Tokyo.  With much jet lag and humidity on June 4th, we entered the Hamarikyu Gardens.   300 more words


Wagashi and Dagashi, sweets and snacks of Japan

Flowers with pale pink and white petals, lavenders and lilacs are arranged beautifully on a black plate. Their texture is soft, almost squishy. And when you put them in your mouth, they are heavenly. 955 more words



Have you heard about ‘Sho Chiku Bai‘? You might think “Yes, it’s a ‘Sake’, isn’t it?. That is correct, but there is an origin that the company named their sake with that name. 166 more words


Experience: Making wasanbon sweets

When I was in Takamatsu, Kagawa, I had the opportunity to go for a hands-on workshop in making wasanbon sweets. This is a type of higashi (Japanese dry confectionery) that is made of high quality fine sugar and shaped in wooden molds, usually depicting traditional seasonal themes. 529 more words