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.
When you walk into the restaurant, you will be surrounded by posters and toys from generations ago. Old movie posters from the 60s, advertisement signs, country flags used during school sports days, discontinued Astro-boy figures……
Japanese desserts, and the art that goes into making them, are topics I can write endlessly on. Traditional Japanese desserts, otherwise known as wagashi (和菓子). No trip to Japan can be counted complete if you’ve not tasted wagashi. But then again, it’ll be hard to have a dessert that isn’t one! In this article, I’ll be introducing 3 baked desserts you can find in Japan that aren’t strictly wagashi, but are more of a Japanese-Western fusion.
With a tagline like, fresh roasted coffee and worldwide finds, you might be fooled into thinking that it is a waste of time to stop by this store on a trip to Japan. With pockets of products from all regions in Japan, it is one of my favourite shops to browse, and dare I say, dig through. Kaldi Coffee Farm is here for you!