traditional Japanese sweets

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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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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“Drunk Taiyaki” turns traditional Japanese sweet into an amazing new tipple

A very different way to enjoy Japan’s beloved fish-shaped sweet.

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Japanese toilet sweets put a new twist on tradition

The perfect sweet for a potty mouth. 

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