These delicious Japanese snacks make the perfect gifts and presents for friends and family!
Save yourself the hassle of flying to Japan by picking up the best of Japanese snacks and souvenirs right here at Takashimaya Department Store! Read on to discover our top picks for your friends and family!
9 Best Japanese Snacks You Cannot Miss in Takashimaya
1. Bankaku Yukari Shrimp Crackers, $20 per box (12pcs)
Seafood lovers, the Yukai Shrimp Crackers from Bankaku is one snack you don’t want to miss. Using only quality natural shrimps, these crackers are baked piece-by-piece using traditional techniques that date back to the Edo period — producing a rich, roasted aroma when popped into the mouth.
2. Shiseido Parlour La Ganache, $28 per box (14pcs)
Enveloped in high quality Belgian chocolate and coated with two layers of cocoa crunch, the bite-sized La Ganache from Shiseido Parlour lets you enjoy different flavours and textures. Choose between Noir, a type of bitter chocolate with a hint of sweetness, or Blanc, a white chocolate mix.
3. Kobe Fugetsudo Petite Gaufres, $24 per box
Marrying the delicacy of Japanese sweets with the artisanal intricacy of French desserts, Kobe Fugetsudo Petite Gaufres are the perfect combination of vanilla, strawberry, and chocolate cream sandwiched between thin, crispy, wafer-like biscuits.
4. Ryugetsu Hokkaido Roll Cake Kabanoki, $25 each
A popular Hokkaido souvenir, the Ryugetsu Hokkaido Roll Cake Kabanoki is specially designed to resemble a birch log, and is filled with a smooth, rich cream that tastes just like soft serve ice cream. This recipe also pairs the mildly sweet cream with a dollop of custard for a truly heavenly mouthfeel.
5. Minamoto Kitchoan Sakura Mochi, $4 each, get $0.50 off when you flash this article
Sakura Mochi is a type of glutinous rice cake filled with azuki red bean paste, and wrapped in a cherry blossom leaf — a snack that tastes as good as it looks.
6. Minamoto Kitchoan Hakuto Mochi, $20 per box (8pcs), get $0.50 off when you flash this article
Founded in 1947, Minamoto Kitchoan has been making traditional Japanese sweets like Hakuto (“white peach”) mochi for many years. This soft mochi filled with white peach flavoured bean paste is a popular choice.
7. Juchheim Baumkuchen, $14.90 per piece
With its rings of buttery goodness, Baumkuchen (“tree cake”) resembles the local delicacy kueh lapis, and is soft and fluffy without being oily, with the unmistakable fragrance of sweet butter in each bite.
8. Ryugetsu BerryGra (Strawberry Chocolate Bar), $9 per box
Perfect as a gift, this mini chocolate bar is filled with strawberry flavoured granola for an extra crispy crunch.
9. Shiseido Parlour Cheesecake, $40 for 6pcs
These famous cheesecakes from Shiseido Parlour are made with Danish cream cheese, and enveloped in an aromatic biscuit base made from Hokkaido wheat flour. Supremely rich and intense, it melts smoothly in your mouth, giving you an experience of pure extravagance.
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