Twin Stars Melody Wagashi

Twin Stars Melody Wagashi Sanrio celebrates 40th anniversary for the Little Twin Stars and My Melody this year. As a result, there has been so many amazing and pretty pop up stores, special products and merchandise sold specially on the characters this year in Japan. I hope that I will be able to make it for the ...

Wagashi Workshop in Kyoto

I have been making wagashi on my own but have always wanted to refine my skills. Since I was visiting Kyoto, the beautiful city that have been known for its strong traditional and heritage roots, as well as their many stores selling wagashi (traditional Japanese confectionery) and of course, matcha sweets and tea. I wanted very ...

Rabbit Wagashi Mooncakes

A little late for Mid-Autumn but I decided to share this as I love Japanese wagashi (anytime of the year)! Ever since I saw the super cute rabbit mooncakes sold at Minamoto Kitchoan at Takashimaya Singapore, I fell in love with those baked wagashi sweets. Minamoto Kitchoan is an exclusive store selling traditional Japanese confectionery here in ...

Traditional Sweets (Wagashi) Bento 和菓子のキャラ弁

Traditional Sweets (Wagashi) Bento! Can you recognise these well-known traditional Japanese sweets in this bento? They are all character onigiri rice balls :D (Clockwise from top) They are Hanami Dango (tri-color mochi dumpling balls on stick), Taiyaki (baked sea bream) and Sakura Mochi (cherry blossom glutinous rice dumpling covered with cherry blossom leaf).  Don't know what the real ...