Japan does have something different, besides its very unique culture, this Sakura country also has delicious foods like ramen, sushi, and donburi.
Talking about Japanese foods, there have many delicious snacks that you can find only in Japan. Wanna know what are those? Check this out!
1. Kinako Mochi
As you know, Mochi is Japanese’s desert that made from rice. Mochi normally is eaten on New Year or other celebrations. Till now, this cake had many variants. One of them is Kinako Mochi produced by company Echigo Seika. Kinako is a powder made from sweet soybeans, nutty flavor and has an airy texture. You must try to eat this snack if you come to Japan.
2. White Strawberry
The second snack is a brilliant innovation. If you already used to eat Strawberry with Chocolate, in Japan you can taste Chocolate-infused Strawberry. White Strawberry process by removed water and replaced it with Chocolate. This snack is perfect blend between sweetness cream and fresh fruit flavor.
3. Fried Seaweed with Sudachi
Japanese is love to use seaweed as food additives. And now, there are snacks with strong umami called Fried Seaweed with Sudachi. Sudachi is a citrus native to Japan that similar’s to Lemons and Limes. Seaweed and Sudachi combined so it becomes crunchy fried seaweed alternated for potato chips.
4. Goldfish Apple Yokan
Introduce Yokan, snack jelly made by sugar, agar, red bean paste, and sold in blocks before serving in all forms. Naturally, red bean paste can be replaced by other variants. The most popular one is apple juice from Aomori Prefecture in Japan. In addition, it’s very matched to dessert with tea.
5. Matcha Chocolate Covered Adzuki Beans
Are you Dragon Ball fans? Definitely no stranger to Senzu Bean. Yeah, even though it can’t cure you, its taste sweet and make you feel good. First, Adzuki Beans covered by sugar before dipped with white chocolate and Matcha Powder. Furthermore, In Japan, this snack called Amanatto and already sold since 1857.