Japanese Biscuits for the Win

This picture comes with a story. During my first trip to Japan, we went to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building. After we perused the top floor, my friend checked out the gift shop and purchased a package of biscuits. I’m not a fan of biscuits but she let me try one and my life changed. It was so delicious and I always remembered them. I also couldn’t find it afterwards during the trip. So for this trip, I had a mini mission in mind…to find those biscuits again. I randomly look for them here in Hawaii when I go to Nijiya but I never found them. Guess what? I found them! I saw it in a convenience store in Japan and picked it up…150618-01If I learned anything from my previous trips, I knew that when I find something – I have to buy it. There’s a chance I won’t find it again. Thankfully I did, because I really didn’t spot these cookies again during this trip! How do I explain the taste of these? They are both savory and sweet at the same time. Perfect amount of saltiness while maintaining the sweetness of a biscuit, they are toasted and aren’t too hard or soft. I mean, how can a person really sell biscuits? Just buy a pack if you see them and try it for yourself. You won’t be disappointed.

 

6 comments

  1. N says:

    I love Takarazuka’s Review’s senbei. It is the bestest senbei and I think it’s only available there. I grew up eating it and in the olden days when mom would go back home she’ll always get me a can. I have yet to find anyone that can make it so light and delicious as them. So I know about jonesing for something!

    • Jenny says:

      Oh gosh, N. You making me wanna try that too and I never had em before. This is from Japan? I wonder if they still have it? I will have to get it next time I go back!

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