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Want to taste something traditional? Try to make Ohagi! It's a dessert that's still popular today and that people in Japan often associate with their grandmother's cooking. A true comfort food that goes well with green tea!
Have you ever wondered what the Japanese eat for Christmas? Although Japan isn't a Christian country and they don't actually have days off for Christmas, it is still a very highlighted holiday across the country. Let's take a look at typical Japanese Christmas food.
You may have heard of Hakata ramen, the popular ramen style that originated from Fukuoka, but have you heard of the Hakata Torimon? If you haven't, you're missing out on something amazingly delicious! It's the traditional dessert counterpart of the Hakata ramen. A must-try treat when you go to Fukuoka. Here is more on this local emblem.
Goodbye Summer, Hi Autumn! Japan is changing season from summer to autumn starting from September. New harvests of chestnuts will be available in the markets for sale. Chestnuts are often used as ingredients in traditional sweets and other dishes. Chestnuts can be eaten from morning to night. They have a good nutritional content and can be cooked in various ways.
The famous Tsujiri brand is now making a matcha-flavored yatsuhashi, a type of wagashi (traditional Japanese dessert) that is basically a rice dumpling stuffed with red bean paste and folded in a triangular shape. This type of wagashi is available in various flavors. Yatsuhashi has the perfect amount of chewiness and goes perfectly with green tea.
Dorayaki is a long loved traditional Wagashi (Japanese confectionery) that looks like two pancakes with red bean fillings in the middle. It has an elegant sweetness, and that's what makes people love Dorayaki. There are places you can try out Dorayaki in Tokyo, so check out the following places!
There are different types of daifuku, mochi in Japan. The most common daifuku is called ichigo-daifuku (strawberry mochi) or mame-daifuku (bean mochi), but recently new types of daifuku have been discovered. So here's a list of places where you can try authentic to novel daifuku in Osaka!
Wagashi means a traditional Japanese dessert. Try some wagashi in the most authentic part of Japan, Kyoto!
There are Japanese desserts in Japan that you can only eat during the spring. These traditional "wagashi" (Japanese desserts) use freshly picked strawberries and cherry blossoms to make the dessert to enjoy the flavor of spring. This article will introduce some of those spring Japanese "wagashi"!