Spring is… here? Häagen-Dazs Sakura Ice Cream

Well, I saw this in the freezer of my local convenience store the other day… so, if Häagen-Dazs’ Sakura ice cream heralds the arrival of spring, then it must be true! It also seems that Häagen-Dazs turns 30 this year (in Japan at least, perhaps) – how exciting! This proved to be a little tub of plain…

Royal Cassis Milk

Oh but it’s hard getting back into the swing of things after the holidays, isn’t it? But what better way than to start as I mean to go on – in fabulousness. I tried this out at the end of last year, but hoarded it for a more auspicious moment and I do believe it…

Häagen-Dazs for Autumn – Purple Potato

As soon as I saw the ads for this on the train, I knew I had to try it! I’m a sucker for new Häagen-Dazs flavours – we’ve clearly established that fact already. Now, I love sweet potatoes, and murasaki imo means, quite literally, purple potato. (I do mean literally as literally and not figuratively here. I…

Häagen-Dazs Japonais

The latest seasonal offering from Häagen-Dazs Japan is this visually stunning green tea and red bean number. It is smothered with kuromitsu, a Japanese sugar syrup made from unrefined black sugar grown in Okinawa, and has a layer of sweet red bean paste sandwiched between green tea ice cream and good old vanilla ice cream at the…

Japanese Häagen-Dazs Magic

I just don’t know how they do it. How they manage to surpass themselves every time. The lineup of Häagen-Dazs ice cream in Japan would put all other countries to shame I’m sure. I’ve tried nearly every single flavour out there I’m sure – except Vanilla. I refuse to have Vanilla ice cream when I…