Japanese candy


Mikan Gummy from Japan Crate

Nerd Food: Mikan Gummy from Japan Crate

The mikan is a small citrus fruit from Japan, also known as the satsuma orange. These pack a lot of flavor and are pretty good for you, and since they fall in the citrus family, most westerners will likely be warm to the idea of eating them. Sometimes you can find mikan in your local […]

japan crate banana omelette

Nerd Food: Banana Omelette Cake from Japan Crate

Bananas are some of my favorite fruit. They’re healthy for you, and they have a nice, mild sweet taste. These banana omelette cakes from Japan Crate were enticing, but were they any good? Clearly these aren’t egg and banana omelettes, as one might think — they’re little cakes folded over with banana cream inside! These […]

japan crate plum candy

Nerd Food: Dragon Plum Candy from Japan Crate

Traditional Japanese candy and cuisine have been a staple in my diet for some time. I know I’ve been talking about Japan Crate a lot lately, and for good reason. They send over unique and fun Japanese snacks, which also includes traditional candy — such as this Dragon Plum candy! I’ve never had Dragon Plum […]

Nerd Food: Pureral Gummy Apple Snack from Japan Crate

Nerd Food: Pureral Gummy Apple Snack from Japan Crate

For the past few weeks I’ve been enjoying the snacks I’ve received in my Japan Crate. Most of them have been solid snacks that I would buy again, but then I tried the Pureral Gummy Apple snack. The package says it’s Fuji Apple flavor, which I normally like. The gummy itself isn’t so awful-looking either. […]

hello kitty lollipop japan crate

Nerd Food: Peach Hello Kitty Lollipop from Japan Crate

I’m still getting through my Japan Crate from March 2018, which is a testament to how much they send you every month. I already reviewed the Kagabo Hojicha Green Tea Latte and Pandaro Cookies, and today I’m enjoying an impossibly cute lollipop with everyone’s favorite Japanese mascot: Hello Kitty! This peach-flavored “gem” shaped lollipop was just […]