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Weird Food... like Candy

Postby Kisshu » Tue 02.27.2007 11:38 pm

Ok, one of my bestest bestest friends at my school is a Japanese foreign exchange student. For Valentines, she got everyone she knew this huuuuge bag of candy with all kinds of good stuff. And one kind of weird thing. Amist all the toothachey sweets, a found a rather interesting kind of chocolate. It was green, and crunchy, and very very bitter like. I couldn't figure out what it was. Finally, I asked Chihiro herself. It was green tea flavored chocolate??!!!

What other kinds of weird candy do they have in Japan? :o
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RE: Weird Food... like Candy

Postby hiraikotsu » Tue 02.27.2007 11:41 pm

For a moment I thought that was wasabi flavored candy... :|
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RE: Weird Food... like Candy

Postby kyashi » Tue 02.27.2007 11:58 pm

i dunno. but now i want to . i want to try the green tea flavored chocolate.
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RE: Weird Food... like Candy

Postby Seapony » Wed 02.28.2007 12:29 am

I'll pass. I won't even eat dark chocolate.

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RE: Weird Food... like Candy

Postby yankumi » Wed 02.28.2007 1:38 am

well, let's see. Kitkats come in a variety of flavors, including sakura, uji-kintoki, fruit parfait, azuki and wine. There is black sesame candy and plum wine chocolate.
Iced lemon chocolate. Fried almond chocolate. Chocoball apple pie.

Anjali at Giant Jeans Parlor is an American teaching English in Japan, every Friday she reviews a new Japanese candy. Fun to read!

http://www.giantjeansparlor.net/archives/candy_friday/
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RE: Weird Food... like Candy

Postby two_heads_talking » Wed 02.28.2007 10:49 am

umeboshi candies will turn your mouth inside out..
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RE: Weird Food... like Candy

Postby Kisshu » Wed 02.28.2007 11:49 am

Urk.. umeboshi?! Those things are NASTY
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RE: Weird Food... like Candy

Postby queshaw » Wed 02.28.2007 1:17 pm

Wow, that candy Friday page is great.

Well, this is not very unusual, but I bought some Pocky "men's" the other day. It's "men's" because the chocolate is bitter, so only men can handle it, I guess. I'm waiting for my girlfriend to come back from vacation before I try it though.
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RE: Weird Food... like Candy

Postby Tajoumaru » Wed 02.28.2007 11:28 pm

I love kudzu mochi, aka 葛餅 [くずもち]. Think of it as "Jell-O for a mature palate".
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RE: Weird Food... like Candy

Postby Hatori » Wed 02.28.2007 11:57 pm

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RE: Weird Food... like Candy

Postby Kisshu » Thu 03.01.2007 1:09 am

YURK! So many weird candies! But so many good ones too... i had a kit kat bar the other day... a kind only available in Japan... STRAWBERRY!
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