sweets

New Doughnut KitKat captures the flavour of a Japanese castle town

Regional-exclusive chocolate aims to raise funds for damaged samurai fortress.

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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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Live-action Pokémon cooking videos melt the heart, whet the appetite【Videos】

Who wouldn’t feel like whipping up a batch of sweets if they shared their house with Pikachu and some other Poké pals?

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Famous Japanese sword becomes tiny sweets knife in order to slice into matcha pound cake

Celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Ashikaga City in Tochigi with these fun commemorative goods.

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Starbucks Japan reveals second sakura Frappuccino and drinkware goods for 2022

The cherry blossoms morph into something new at Starbucks.

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Matcha cake from one of Japan’s top tea towns has a one-month wait, but is it worth it?【Taste test】

Teen shogi phenomenon Sota Fujii sets off surge in popularity for the Chabatake.

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McDonald’s Japan’s new bite-sized churros aren’t what we thought they would be

There’s a reason why they only come in packs of four. 

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Lindt Japan keeps the sakura sweets coming with new cherry blossom dessert drink, macarons

Swiss chocolatier’s Japan branches keep the pedal/petal to the metal for sakura sweets season.

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Taste-testing every single sakura sweet and cherry blossom drink we could find at Mujirushi

Sakura storm into Muji’s sweets section, and we are powerless to resist this delicious dozen.

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This Nagoya cafe offers a private room to enjoy tea, meditation, and solitude in total darkness

When we tried it, we actually felt reborn!

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These special Starbucks sakura drinks can only be found at three places in all of Japan

Cherry blossom tea dessert drinks will reward the taste buds of those who make the trip.

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We sample both of the “secret” Starbucks cakes that you can only order online

Incredibly rich and dense, these cakes are perfect for Extreme Fans of cheesecake or chocolate.

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McDonald’s Japan adds Hitokuchi Churros to its menu (sharing optional)

We mean, you could share them, but who would blame you if you don’t?

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Ramen chain Menya Musashi teams up with Lotte chocolate for unique Valentine’s Day dish

A mazesoba-inspired menu item full of hints of chocolate and pungent spices!

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Starbucks Japan unveils new sakura drinkware and menu items at the Tokyo Roastery

Cherry blossoms bloom across sweets, drinks, mugs, and leather accessories this hanami season.

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Starbucks Japan reveals new Sakura Frappuccino for 2022

Hanami drinks pair cherry blossoms with some very special traditional ingredients.

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Tokyo has a secret, members-only parfait bar, and here’s what’s waiting inside【Photos】

Remake Easy is like a speakeasy with sweets, and they don’t tell their address to anybody until they’re part of the inner circle.

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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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Japanese convenience store or Japanese supermarket: Which one is cheaper?

Popular drinks and snacks in Japan really do come with different price tags.

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We can’t stop eating this chicken ramen noodle and chocolate snack we made【SoraKitchen】

Stuck for inspiration for Valentine’s Day or just fancy something sweet AND salty? Why not give this recipe a try?

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