Japanese Sweets

Matcha has been becoming great trend in outside of Japan now, and I want you to try some of Japanese sweets with it when you are here in Japan, or some of them are really easy to make, so please make them by yourself for you and your family.

Japanese sweets are thought as healthy sweets, since ingredients are red and white bean pastes, rice, Agar, beans, kudzu, yam, etc.

Yes, less fat and more fibers than cake, cookie, chocolate…

And, if you look for gluten free desserts, then Japanese sweets are good for you.

Some Japanese sweets are made with flour, but many of them are not.

But, yes, lots of sugar as same as other desserts, so just be careful when you eat them even they are yummy and healthier. 🙂


Warabi Mochi is for summer time and texture is quite unique that between mochi and jelly.



You can enjoy matcha and Japanese sweets with beautiful garden at tea house in some traditional Japanese gardens.


Anmitsu is like Japanese parfeit.


Sakura mochi is for spring desert, and there are eastern and western style. Western style is made by sticky rice, and eastern style is made by flour looks like crape. The leaf is salted cherry’s leaf.


Kudzu kiri is good for himid and hot summer that brings freshness to you.


Joyo Manju is like steamed ban made by yam and inside is lots of bean paste. Yam makes texture mor moist.


Typical Japanese sweets for tea ceremony. Beautiful style presents seasons.

World first Collagen infused beer taste drink

Collagen is one of popular ingredients to improve both beauty and health.

Suntory is about to launch world first collagen infused beer taste drink on June 30, 2015, Suntory All-Free Collage 2000mg.

The drink contains 2000mg low molecule collagen, and this is world first beer taste non-alcohol drink with collagen. 

Moreover, the drink is made with fine ingredients such as natural mineral water, selected aroma hop and wheat. And, contains non-carbohydrate. 🙂

The drink is amazingly fruity and smooth. 

It doesn’t taste like normal non alcohol beer we usually can have.

If you care about your beauty and health, this is one of your choice. 

This is only available in Japan now, but if you have a chance to be here and interested, then try it. 🙂 You will enjoy it, I believe. 

Suntory All-Free Collagen

Cold Press Juice

Drinking cold press juice helps to boot you.

You might wanna try to replace a cup of coffee in the morning, cold soda with burgers, a chocolate bar or a cookie etc…

You will feel different not so far from when you start. 🙂


Organic Vegetable Cake-Potager-

I love cake, but I also want to think healthy life style and healthy eating habit.
So, if I can find some guilty free cake, I am happy. 🙂
And here is the cafe where you can eat organic vegetable cake.
As you can imagine, ingredients are organic vegetables, such as carrot, tomato, pumpkin, avocado, ginger etc.

Some cakes taste really veggies, but some are not.
So, if you are interested and in Tokyo area, please try. 🙂



Plastic food sample

If you have been to Japan, you probably have a chance to see many food samples at windows of restaurants in Japan.
Even you cannot understand the language, you can know what kind of foods you can have by food samples. 🙂
Sometimes, some restaurants use real food, but many of restaurants here plastic one.
Next time, when you are here, please check these samples and you will be amazed how these are look like real of more than real foods.
You can also find some souvenirs and DIY sample set at some souvenir shops and food sample shops. 🙂

Ganso Sample Ya






Do you like KitKat?
I do believe many of you guys like KitKat. 🙂
So, here is for you.
You can enjoy high-end KitKat here in Ikebukuro, Tokyo.
This is the first and only one KitKat shop in the world and you will find special KitKat such as Chilli, Sakura Green tea, Sublime bitter, cream cheese cake, and ice cream with baked KitKat.
If you are KitKat lover, enjoy!





KitKat Chocolatory
Seibu Ikebukuro Department store B1F
Store hour: 10am to 9pm (Mon-Sat), 10am to 8pm (Sun and holiday)

Lip gloss, fragrance or what?




Here is cute and convenient candies from Ameya Eitaro who is established candy company.
These unconventional style of candies allow us to eat candy whenever you go and as much as you want to eat.
I like the Sweet Lip, lip gloss style candy, because before any meeting and when I do not have time to eat or I do not want to eat cough drop, I can eat small amount of this candy to take care of my throat. 🙂
You can find more products here!