A tale of an irregular juice package

There is a steady hype about delicacies in Japanese convenient stores. My discovery this week was not a sweet, but a juice in rather peculiar packaging. Meet "tropical straight 100". Ignoring my initial reaction (that was something along the lines of "are they selling prepackaged blood serum for vampires now?"), this is actually a juice... Continue Reading →

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Today was an extremely hard day, following an almost sleepless night, which in turn followed another 'work hard, play hard' day, which at least followed a good sleep night. Even writing about it is exhausting, so I will move straight to the point.I went inside Lawson and rampaged on pocky choco sticks because they had... Continue Reading →

[Greek text] Επιτέλους! Ευχαριστώ για τα μελομακάρονα ρε μάνα!Αν και μόνο 5 έφτασαν αρτιμελή, τα υπόλοιπα θα τα φάω με το κουτάλι. Μαζί έφτασαν αμυγδαλωτά και καρύδια. **Το μπουκάλι κοκα κόλας δεν περιέχει νερό.** [English text] Finally, my mom's parcel with homemade Christmas sweets arrived (late and with 5/10 surviving 'melomakarona'). **The coca cola bottle... Continue Reading →

Sweet-related random rants

Today I tried karumeyaki (かるめ焼き) randomly for the first time. Gosh, I should have filmed my reaction at the first bite! As soon as I saw the fluffy outside, the foam-like texture full of cracks was reminiscent of hazelnut or semolina cookies that bakeries in Greece usually make. But when I tasted it... SOoooooo sweet! And then I... Continue Reading →

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