sweet potato

Starbucks Japan’s Halloween Frappuccino plays tricks on the taste buds

New limited-time beverage has cosplay skills that’ll pop your tongue off.

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Starbucks unveils new Halloween Frappuccino in Japan

Mischievous “Treat with Trick” drink is a Frappuccino in cosplay that wants to trick you with popping candy.

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KFC Japan unveils the Sweet Potato Pie for Halloween

You’ll want to get in quick because these are going to sell like hot cakes.

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Sign of autumn – Japanese sweet potatoes Frappuccino appears at Starbucks Japan【Taste test】

Is this yaki imo drink worth eating?

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Starbucks unveils new Roasted Sweet Potato Frappuccino in Japan

Yaki imo is the star of the show this autumn.

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Enjoy the taste of fire-roasted sweet potatoes in a bottle with new “You Yaki-imo” liquor

A Japanese fall favorite in alcohol form!

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Eat Japanese street food at home with this amazing sweet potato maker

Enjoy the seasonal flavour of a stone-roasted yakiimo from the comfort of your kitchen!

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Savoring Japan’s new sweet potato sandwich!【Pics, taste test】

Pumpkin spice, move aside. It’s tuber season!

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“Demon manju”: A low-prep recipe for a delicious regional snack made from sweet potato

Don’t worry–despite the name, it won’t bite back.

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New Frappuccino from Starbucks Japan comes filled with sweet potato fries 【Taste Test】

The Sweet Potato Gold Frappuccino and Macchiato are exclusive to Japan this autumn. 

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Starbucks Japan goes gold with its new imo kempi sweet potato Frappuccino

One of Japan’s favorite fall foods combines with an old-school snack for a tempting new drink.

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Mister Donuts Japan to release mouthwatering sweet potato donuts to welcome a delicious autumn

This is why fall is one of the best seasons to come to Japan.

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Japan’s latest must-try ice cream is available from … the local convenience store!

This premium ice cream is designed to look like the vegetable from which it’s made, but that’s just one of its many attractive qualities.

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Japan gets Häagen-Dazs Purple Potato ice cream for a limited time

The flavour is so delectable it ranks in the top three favourites for Japanese ice cream lovers.

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Snack attack! This frozen treat is a little sweet, a little savory, and totally college

Everyone enjoys a good snack when they’re feeling empty, but there is definitely a difference between snacks in Japan and other Western countries. Sure, they share some common factors, like chips and candy, but in general, a snack at a convenience store in Japan would consist of either rice balls or Japanese bread. There is so much variety that you don’t even know where to start looking. But have you ever ventured over to the frozen food section looking for a snack? We don’t mean the freezer where all the ice cream is, but actually the frozen meals section. Hiding in there is a pretty fantastic snack that is hopefully in your local 7-eleven right now!

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Back in Japan by popular demand: Ice cream that looks exactly like a roasted sweet potato

Come autumn, the droning sound of an old man singing about yaki-imo (roasted sweet potatoes) fills the streets of Japan. A chilly weather treat that is usually bought from the back of a truck specially equipped with hot stones, yaki-imo is a fall favorite enjoyed by people of all ages. But as delicious as it may be – if internet raving is anything to go by – the yaki-imo ice cream made by the Imuraya Confectionery Company is even better than the real stuff…and it looks and tastes exactly like a roasted sweet potato!

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You’re not seeing things, that’s a cat selling roasted sweet potatoes

It’s a common sight to see hot dog stands in America. In Singapore, ice cream stands are a lifesaver in the sweltering hot weather. In Japan, however, you’re more likely to find a yaki-imo (roasted sweet potato) stand on the streets, especially during winter. If you’re lucky enough, you might even meet the legendary cat that sells stone roasted sweet potatoes in Kurayoshi City, Tottori Prefecture!

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