Japanese sweets

Daiso DIY dessert! 100 yen store’s super-easy mochi sweets kit is our new hero

When it’s this easy and this affordable, there’s really never a reason to not be eating warabi mochi.

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Japanese cake becomes a hit with foreign tourists, but is it worth the hype?

We find out if a cake that looks like an omusubi rice ball is worth your yen.

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More Pokémon wagashi confectionaries are coming from 159-year-old Japanese sweets maker

These traditional sweets with a modern twist are essential for your next tea party!

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Japanese cookie maker temporary stops all-you-can-stuff bag deal due to lack of cookies

Some deals are too good to be true, we suppose.

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Our search for Kyoto Station’s cheapest souvenir reveals a surprisingly sweet find

You don’t have to spend a lot to get a great souvenir in Kyoto.

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If you cook Kyoto’s famous chewy “raw” confectionary, will it become a rice cracker?【SoraKitchen】

Can we recreate the baked version of yatsuhashi with different cooking methods?

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Panju: A Rare Japanese sweet you can buy from a food cart for less than 30 cents

A hidden gem that’s popular with locals. 

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Puyo Puyo Manju return after 21 years…and our Puyo Puyo fan reporter achieves a childhood dream

Two dreams, in fact. It was a good day for Haruka!

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It turns out making this traditional Niigata dessert is easy, so we tried it!【SoraKitchen】

There’s nothing like a fresh-made Sasa Dango!

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Japanese convenience store food takes a walk on the weird side with…cup pork?

New range of Japanese dishes, ready in less time than it takes to make instant ramen!

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24 Sweets Shop: New unstaffed store specialising in trendy Japanese sweets opens in Tokyo

With hard-to-get ice creams and treats now available 24 hours a day, convenience stores better watch their backs.

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Japanese convenience store creates a frappe from a popular candy

Family Mart frappes are becoming more iconic by the day.

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What is a Butter Manju? We try one from this mega popular Tokyo dessert shop

Turns out there’s a reason why this shop always has lines of customers!

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Weird Japanese vending machine find gives us unique sweet potato sweets

The quality of these chilled sweet potato treats surprised our seasoned reporter.

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New Japanese sweets store sells drinkable red bean paste

Anko specialty store comes up with a cool new way to beat the summer heat. 

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Cold Stone Creamery returns to the Tokyo city center, and with Tokyo-only menu items!

And of course, we went to check it out.

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Trying the peach custard treat in Japan that got over 20 thousand likes in a week

Peach season is the best season for this Tokyo confectionary.

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Visiting the Kikyoya Shingen Mochi theme park takes some planning–but it’s a stop worth making!

Learn from our mistakes to make the best of your visit to this Yamanashi attraction!

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Godiva releases first-ever chocolate daifuku in Japan

Traditional Japanese sweet gets an indulgent luxury makeover. 

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Dango samurai swords appear in Tokyo’s Harajuku, so Mr Sato heads out to try them

Crazy long sweets are about to take over your Instagram and TikTok feeds, but are they worth eating?

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