Emser Tablet

Brand: Frazer Cost: 10.95 KR Found at: Coop   These candies are entirely and completely mind-bending. They are a pale, Easter-time pink and vaguely egg-shaped. You might think that they would be bubble-gum, strawberry, or watermelon flavored, but no: these are peppermint flavored. That's ok. After all, pink and peppermint is not the weirdest pairing... Continue Reading →

KanPan (Can Bread)

Brand: Sanrotsu Cost: 108 yen Found at: Daiso I will not survive the apocalypse. I’m a city girl with the survival skills of an up-market Havanese dog so I am well aware that as soon as the hot water runs out, I will probably immediately fall down dead from the shock of cold water on... Continue Reading →

Deep Fried Round Rice Cracker

Brand: Amanoya Cost: 108 yen Found at: Lawson   These rice crackers are extremely dangerous for me to have around the house for a couple of reasons: They are delicious (they have a sweet-salty-savory flavor and a satisfying crunch that is impossible for me to resist. It hits all my food favorites in one go.)... Continue Reading →

Soft Chocolate Bread

Brand: 7-11 Cost: 138 yen Found at: Narita Airport 7-11 Last year, I resolved to eat healthier. In fact, I have been making this same resolution for the past several years – writing it down along with three or four other resolutions that I think about for two or three days and then lose in... Continue Reading →

Isobe Mochi

Brand: Yamandai Cost: 110 yen Found At: Yamadai I once listened to a great courses lecture on the history of food and learned significantly less than I should have. There were a lot of names and empires and discussions of roux – whatever that is. The only useful bit of information that my memory grabbed... Continue Reading →

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