PARM Mango and Vanilla ice cream

PARM Mango and Vanilla Ice Cream

We are now about halfway through rainy season here in Tokyo. I definitely feel like this year has been a lot more exciting in this respect with surprise thunderstorms and epic downpours – I thought the thunder was about to land on my head this afternoon (not very nice, especially since I really don’t like…

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…

Fettuccine Gummi – the Yummy Gummy

I just wanted to introduce one of my favourite convenience store snacks. If you’re anything like me, you’ll go through certain days where you really crave something, and you have to have it, no matter what. Sometimes it’s stodgy or sweet, and nothing but cake will do; sometimes it’s salty or crunchy, and nothing but…