Japanese sweets

Love Japanese yokai? You’ll love these Halloween-only yokai Japanese confectionaries

Celebrate Halloween this year with some traditional Japanese characters!

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We try Japanese cafe Komeda Coffee’s summer desserts that are so big, they’re overflowing

Hope you don’t mind getting a little messy.

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Salt Milk Bean Paste…Omelette? Japanese bakery adds a surprise to its cake section

A new treat that’s got everyone talking.

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Lindt’s new “Nagano Purple” celebrates a rare luxury Japanese grape variety

Introducing Japan to a new world of fruit flavour.

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300 year old Japanese confectioner gets ’serious, for real’ with a vegan, gluten free dorayaki

Historic confectioners aim to make sweet treat accessible for everyone with new recipe.

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We go on a pilgrimage to find traditional sweets shaped like a Subaru car

A must-have snack for anyone who likes cars, traditional Japanese confectionary… or both!

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Godiva releases first-ever yokan to celebrate 50th anniversary in Japan

Traditional wagashi confection gets a very modern overhaul.

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We made hanamaru monaka, a traditional Japanese sweet loved by legendary-swords-turned-hot-guys

Even those of us who weren’t legendary swords in a previous life will fall in love with these easy-to-make sweet treats!

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Japanese convenience store teams up with centuries-old matcha shop for a very modern tea ceremony

Family Mart gives us a tea ceremony to go this summer.

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In an era of “next-level” foods, these fruit daifuku really do take it to the next level【Taste test】

So many places claim to serve “evolved” food these days, but there are some dishes that actually deserve that description!

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We try the second round of Mister Donut’s collab with Japanese confectionary maker Gion Tsujiri

Five new types of donuts with matcha and hojicha flavors? Count us in!

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New spreadable melon pan changes the way we eat toast in Japan

Making melon bread, and curry bread, just got a whole lot easier. 

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The one place in Japan where you can buy epic, super-long dango sweets

Sword-like sweets take the phrase “hana yori dango” to a whole new level.

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‘Butter mochi’ flavoured chocolate may be the best kind of Tirol we’ve ever tasted

We can’t believe it’s not butter, and that it’s actually chocolate-y goodness!

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Nothing to see here — just a giant cat selling puddings in Japan

The hardest working feline in the country. 

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Japanese confectionery store Toraya serves up a surprising meal in Paris

Wagashi suppliers to the Imperial Family offer a different experience to customers overseas.

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Japan’s Curry Bread Grand Prix award winner is…a dorayaki sweet?

Shock victory for Japanese pancakes in a competition usually reserved for bread.

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These adorable hamster-shaped monaka will make a great gift, or maybe just a snack for yourself

Plus, they’re super customizable!

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Kyoto’s most famous confectionary in a chewy form – we try Yatsuhashi gummy candy

Want to get your yatsuhashi fix but live too far away from Kyoto? We’ve got the answer for you!

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Is Kyoto’s raindrop cake as good as the original from Yamanashi?

Japan’s famous water cake now has some stiff competition. 

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