Are you looking for some souveniers for your friends or yourself? If you are searching some sweets, I can suggest you four! Let’s check!
As it is one of the most popular Tokyo souvenirs, you’ve most likely seen them around town in center. It consists of sponge cake filled with banana cream. The secret to its popularity might be partly that the banana cream is made from strained banana puree; which gives natural flavor. Sold at most souvenir shops.
Kit Kats are popular souvenirs from Japan. You will find many varieties of tastes and colors during your stay. According to the Nestle Japan site, Japan is the second largest consumer of Kit Kats in the world next to the United Kingdom. Whereas the number of the flavors in U.K is around 10, in Japan it’s over 100 including local ones.
Green tea flavor Sweets
Green tea Sweets is a very popular in Japan and tourists seem to love it, too. Though the green tea powder tastes rather bitter, it goes well with sweets the same way tea matches sweets. In consequence, you can find variety of confections flavored with green tea from convenience stores to souvenir shops. Please choose as you like.
This little Japanese confectionery is recommend as a souvenir from Japan for its appearance. It consists of mochi and kinako (soybean) powder packed in a furoshiki sheet with black sugar syrup. How to eat: spread the furoshiki sheet wide, put the mochi at the center, pour the black sugar syrup over it, hold the four corner of sheet and rub them well by hand over the sheet. Then it’s ready to eat without mess. Surely most of Asian country’s people love this!
Interesting? Please check it out!