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Mikan Gummy from Japan Crate

Nerd Food: Mikan Gummy from Japan Crate

In one of my Japan Crates, I got a pack of Mikan Gummy, just ready to be devoured by me.[gallery columns="2" ids="870915,870916"]This candy absolutely delivered These looked like oranges, and they tasted like oranges They're really super cute too -- and the packaging is bright and colorful These were absolutely delicious, and I would happily[...]

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Nerd Food: Banana Omelette Cake from Japan Crate

These banana omelette cakes from Japan Crate were enticing, but were they any good?[gallery ids="870465,870467,870468"]Clearly these aren't egg and banana omelettes, as one might think -- they're little cakes folded over with banana cream inside! These are super soft, and they're pretty good They have a light banana smell that isn't awful The banana flavor[...]

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Nerd Food: Gabunomi Melon Cream Soda from Japan Crate

Gabunomi Melon Cream Soda. Yep, that's what I tried today. Yep, it was weird. In theory it's supposed to taste like an ice cream float in a bottle. In practice it tastes like sugary syrup and regret. Seriously — this was not good. I normally like Japanese snacks and drinks, but this made me want […]

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Nerd Food: Suppamucho Plum-Flavored Chips from Japan Crate

In short, these are plum-flavored chips. Seriously, guys. Plums. I was hesitant about trying them (though generally speaking I love ume — umeboshi onigiri is my favorite food), but because I love you and nerd food, I had to do what I had to do. The smell is sour and sweet and will literally punch […]

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Nerd Food: Mochitto Ichigo from Japan Crate

If you can find these, I highly recommend them! They came in my April Japan Crate, so hopefully something similar with come back around soon! Oh my gosh, I love mochi It's one of my favorite Japanese treats Not sure what mochi is? Well, according to Google... Mochi is Japanese rice cake made of mochigome, a[...]

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Nerd Food: Dragon Plum Candy from Japan Crate

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![gallery ids="832112,832113,832114"]I've never had Dragon Plum candy before Originating from Okinawa, this sweet candy had a pitted plum inside of it,[...]

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.[gallery ids="830704,830705,830706"]The package says it's Fuji Apple flavor, which I normally like The gummy itself isn't so awful-looking either[...]

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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![gallery ids="826120,826121,826122"]This peach-flavored "gem" shaped lollipop was just[...]

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Nerd Food: Kagabo Hojicha Green Tea Latte from Japan Crate

Milk teas have been my jam for some time, so when I got this Hojicha Latte in this month's Japan Crate I was actually really excited for it Hojicha is a green tea that's roasted in a porcelain pot over charcoal This gives it a toasty, caramel flavor, which pairs well with milk.[gallery columns="2" ids="816209,816210"]You[...]

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Nerd Food: Pandaro Cookies from Japan Crate

My next snack from this month's Japan Crate box are these simply adorable Pandaro Cookies![gallery ids="816203,816204,816205"]These cute snack-sized pouches feature a variety of Pandaro's moods I was lucky enough to get the happy package, but was unhappy to see my cookies crushed in transit Japan Crate might want to consider bubble-wrapping some of the food[...]

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Nerd Food: Okonomiyaki Taro Japanese Snacks

Recently I subscribed to Japan Crate, and today I got my first box! I love Japanese snacks and food, so this was a no-brainer for me Once a month I get a box full of Japanese snacks and a drink, and I go nuts This month I got a variety of delicious snacks, and I[...]