If there is one thing about Japan that I know, it’s this: everyone I have ever known who has been here for a considerable period knows that the Japanese snack industry is one rabbit hole that once you’ve crawled in, you may never crawl back out.
What does this mean for the Costco membership-card-carrying traveller? You will be able to enter and purchase items at all of these 26 warehouses with your existing Costco membership card, no matter the country of issue.
In recent years, I noticed that many Japanese people really enjoy having dishes with coriander too, especially those who seem to love it a lot. Here I will introduce five simple-to-fantastic coriander dishes that you could hardly find them anywhere in the world except Japan!
Lets take a look at the recipe and how to make Japanese dorayaki. This snack might be strange and unfamiliar to people outside Japan, but anyone who has lived in Japan and tried it, knows how delicious it is. Dorayaki has a shape similar to a gong and is so soft, it melts in your mouth.
Nagatoro in the North-West area of Saitama is a tiny, riverside town nestled in the green mountains of Chichibu. If the record-breaking heat in Tokyo is getting to you, take this one-day trip to Nagatoro for river rafting and some famous kakigori.
Japanese candies are famous world-wide, so when I first came to Japan I thought that I knew a lot about Japan’s various snacks. Little did I know that there are so many delicious shapes and flavors that tasting every one can be a thrilling adventure.
If you miss snacks and food items from home, we have compiled a list of a few places in central Sapporo where you can get your fix.