Japan

Beard Papa’s Fresh and Natural Cream Puffs by Muginoho

Many Japanese products, when translated to English sounds a bit funny. Including this one. I mean, why would you brand your cream puffs as “Beard Papa’s”? Is it that the cream in the puffs looks like an old man’s beard? Yuck! Luckily, if you can ignore the brand, the puffs itself are nice. The cream …

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YBC Butter Cookies

What is the most common objects that you find in butter biscuit tins? Sewing materials, of course! Which is why at YBC, they put it in paper boxes, not cylindrical metal tins to prevent grandmothers from putting in sewing materials and creating that great disappointment when you’re yearning for butter biscuits. Question is whether you …

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Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory – Chocolate and Mascarpone Cookie

We reviewed another cookie from the Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory earlier. The Salt and Camembert flavour. That is a very pleasant surprise. This one is the Chocolate and Mascarpone flavour. Like the previous review, we will cut straight to the point. The surprise is not really there. It’s good. Chocolate is good. Mascarpone is good. …

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Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory – Salt and Camembert Cookie

Let’s cut straight to the point. These are like typical Japanese cookies. Nice, fine and always packed in nice environment-friendly Japanese paper but not-so-environment-friendly individual packs. The cookies are good and crunchy and fine. But the filling in the middle… boy oh boy… The filling in the middle is not just cream. It’s salty Camembert …

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Taniguchi Farm Amazake

Amazake is Japanese fermented rice drink. It’s sweet and mostly low-alcohol or non-alcoholic. I had some amazake a while back. For me, it’s an acquired taste. This one is from Taniguchi Farm. It has bits of fermented rice so you need to shake it well. The taste is rather strong. For me, I’m not really …

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Chateraise Petit Chocolat White Puff Crunch

If Philip Rosenthal from Somebody Feed Phil ate this, I can imagine him jumping and making his “this is nice” smiling face. These white puff crunch packs quite a few flavours in a nice heart-shaped chocolate. This heart-shaped white chocolate from Chateraise is nice and creamy. Then, in between the creamy white chocolate, there are …

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