Cherry blossom beer is back in Japan ahead of the start of sakura season

If the thought of matcha green tea beer flavour was too bitter for you, how about cherry blossom? The flowers won’t be opening from their buds for a few more weeks, but you can crack open a bottle of this special craft brew right now. According to this year’s forecast, Japan still has a month…… Continue reading Cherry blossom beer is back in Japan ahead of the start of sakura season

Starbucks Japan’s new Nectarine Frappuccinos – Are they peachy keen? 【Taste test】 — RocketNews24

We headed to our local Starbucks branch for the debut of the Bavarian cream-enhanced dessert drink. Starbucks Japan has pretty equal-opportunity attitude when it comes to choosing seasonal flavors for its Frappuccino blended ice dessert drinks. So while sometimes we’ll get quintessentially Japanese tastes like green tea or cherry blossom, at others Starbucks gives us… via…… Continue reading Starbucks Japan’s new Nectarine Frappuccinos – Are they peachy keen? 【Taste test】 — RocketNews24

McDonald’s Japan to sell caramel shakes in partnership with centuries-old confectionary brand — RocketNews24

[I love not only is it a new flavour but they’ve made it in partnership with Japanese confectioner Moringa and their familiar and well loved tastes]. https://www.youtube.com/embed/0hfrxCakWMs?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent As the leaves start to turn brown in Japan, it’s time for its desserts to do so too. When fall comes around, Japan doesn’t just cycle in its…… Continue reading McDonald’s Japan to sell caramel shakes in partnership with centuries-old confectionary brand — RocketNews24

Starbucks Mooncakes: a beautiful and delicious take on a traditional product — RocketNews24

Only available in certain countries for a limited time, these regional cakes come with a number of gorgeous details. One of the key ingredients to Starbucks’ success as a global coffee house chain is their ability to adapt to different markets and devise menus that cater to local tastes. In China, there’s one fantastic edible…… Continue reading Starbucks Mooncakes: a beautiful and delicious take on a traditional product — RocketNews24

McDonald’s Japan offers sweet peach as a “triangle pie”! — RocketNews24

https://www.youtube.com/embed/vSoFzCHIJfM?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent How would you like to bite into a flaky pie filled with peach goodness? That’s right, in addition to their standard apple pie, McDonald’s Japan has offered seasonal triangle-shaped pies (sankaku pai) in different flavors such as Chocolate and Hokkaido Milk over the years, and this time they’ve cooked up a sweet fruit-flavored snack.…… Continue reading McDonald’s Japan offers sweet peach as a “triangle pie”! — RocketNews24