Azuki Bean Sandwich Kit Kat from Nagoya

Azuki Bean Sandwich Kit Kat

This is a lovely souvenir that I was given recently – an Azuki Bean Sandwich flavour Kit Kat from Nagoya. Needless to say, it was gorgeous! For whatever reason, azuki bean paste on toast is super popular in Aichi prefecture, the capital of which is Nagoya, hence this Kit Kat flavour. I hope you are…

Japan Kit Kat

Orange Peel Flavoured Kit Kat

I just wanted to share something I picked up in my local convenience store recently – super yum orange peel flavoured Kit Kat bites. Nom nom nom! I’m not entirely sure why they are orange peel rather than being simply orange flavoured, but there was a hint of bitterness, and it is オトナの甘さ (a sweetness…

Japanniversary the 4th

Four years ago on this day, I arrived in Japan, the country I currently call home. I still remember the confusion and sheer terror I felt when arriving at Shinjuku station, seeing all of the bustling people, thinking, What am I doing here? and wanting to turn around and go straight home. But I stayed. It…