One-Bite Green Tea Warabi Mochi

Brand: Nagatanien Found At: Bokkusu   ‘A sweet and bitter green tea jelly that you eat from a package’ – described accurately, this snack hardly seems appealing. The packaging, too, is quite off-putting as only a packet of jelly can be. But as unappetizing as it seems, the taste is something transcendent – that quintessential... Continue Reading →

Uji Matcha Daifuku

Brand: Yuki & Love Cost: £3   The following story is a tale of a first-world problem extraordinaire. I tell it because, in this time of pandemics and primaries, it is nice to present the world with a problem that is both niche and ridiculous. Behold my tale of woe in four acts:   Act... Continue Reading →

Chocolate Cake (Matcha)

Brand: 7-11 Cost: 213 yen Found at: 7-11   There are days that call for salads and fruits, and there are days that call for the richest, thickest, most decadent cake in the shop. And 7-11 makes some decadent cakes. I suspect that this one is made exclusively of butter, sugar, and matcha (green tea)... Continue Reading →

Yomonoharu Matcha Tea

Brand: Ito En Cost: 120 yen Found at: Narita Airport 7-11 My goal in life is to try every bottled tea in Japan. It is an impossible goal because there are lots of little brands that sell their teas in hard-to-find vending machines or impossibly fancy boutiques. I also simply do not have the traveling... Continue Reading →

Matcha White Choco Cookie

Brand: 7-11 Cost: A Gift from Lisa Found At: 7-11   I do not buy this cookie for myself. I cannot buy this cookie for myself. If I set that precedent, then it’s all over. Healthy eating promises will be broken, budgeting will go out the window – it’s less of a slippery slope and... Continue Reading →

Macha Oi Ocha

Brand: Italian Wysteria Garden Cost: 129 yen Found At: Mini Stop You know those people who are almost too easygoing? So relaxed that they make your life more stressful. They are so perfectly content to go with the flow that they are inevitably in the way. You cannot put any decision to them because doing... Continue Reading →

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