sweets

Godiva Japan’s amazing new matcha dessert drink looks like a gift from the green tea gods

After taking aim at one aspect of Japanese sweets culture earlier this year, the company is now embracing another.

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No tricks, double treats as we try Starbucks Japan’s Halloween Witch and Princess Frappuccinos

Two enchanting newcomers just showed up at Starbucks, and we’re here to let you know which is right for you.

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Cold Stone’s new mochi ice cream pops are packed with Japanese flavors like azuki and kuromitsu

New treats are exclusive to Japanese convenience stores and a compelling reason to keep eating frozen desserts even as the weather gets colder.

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Japanese dad shares ingenious trick to keep kids (or yourself) from getting bored on the train

As usual, ice cream is the answer to our problems.

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One of Japan’s most popular confectioners creates the KFC apricot cheese tart Krushers dessert

We’ve been fans of this cheese tart specialist’s sweets for years, and now we’ve got a whole new way to enjoy them.

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Starbucks Japan unveils new Halloween Witch and Halloween Princess Frappuccino

Duo of decadent drinks come with a limited-time Twitter offer and matching Halloween doughnuts.

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Russian Roulette Bread: The frightening new treat at Japanese convenience stores【Taste test】

We test our luck with a new nine-person party snack that threatens to shoot our taste buds with wasabi.

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We try the viral “McAffogado”: Does adding espresso to a Vanilla McShake really make it good?

A brilliant idea shared by British police officers spread all the way to Japan, so we had to give these milkshakes a “shot”.

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McDonald’s Japan’s matcha dessert family grows with the new strawberry green tea Frappe

The more (matcha dessert drinks) the merrier, right?

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New Häagen-Dazs Story Time ice cream in Japan features famous fairytale flavours

We discover the taste of enchanted story book worlds.

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Japanese pumpkin steps into the autumn spotlight as the newest Starbucks Japan Frappuccino flavor

Kabocha, one of Japans favorite fall foods, arrives just as we enter the month of Halloween.

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Matcha Lindor balls: Lindt adds first-ever Japanese flavour to its popular chocolate range

We try the new green tea chocolate, which will only be released in Asia and Australia.

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Kitty Rollcake Tunnel and Fruits Tart Cushion promise purrfectly pampered (and palatable) pets

These sweet-treat accessories will add a decorative and mouth-watering flair to your pet’s home just in time for the winter holidays.

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Japan has new sake Kit Kats produced by a 393-year-old Hyogo sake brewer

The latest collaboration between the chocolate snacks and the Japanese spirit is almost four centuries in the making and uses one of the highest classes of sake.

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McDonald’s Japan adds purple shakes to their menu, but they’re not grape-flavored

Grimace would approve of these eye-catching dessert drinks made with one of Japan’s favorite seasonal foods.

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We crunch into autumn with Starbucks Japan’s new Crispy Sweet Potato Frappuccino【Taste test】

The Japan-exclusive dessert drink is topped with a traditional snack that’s been loved by Japanese people for generations.

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KitKat Bar opens in Tokyo, serves new Japanese Umeshu Plum Sake KitKats with cocktail pairings

First-ever KitKat-cocktail pairings are part of a range of special offerings to celebrate the new alcoholic chocolates ahead of their nationwide release. 

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Starbucks new CRISPY Japanese sweet potato Frappuccinos have us ready to fall in autumn love

The crunch doesn’t just come from the ice in this dessert drink made with traditional Japanese imo kempi sweets.

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Frozen azuki snacks last miraculously long in blackout stricken Hokkaido

Azuki Ice adds to legendary status in Japan once again by defiantly providing delicious treats in times of need.

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Studio Ghibli Ponyo dessert now available at Shirohige’s Cream Puff Factory in Tokyo

Totoro and Ponyo are waiting for you to eat them at this beautiful Hayao Miyazaki-endorsed cafe.

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