On April 12th, Starbucks released their #STRAWBERRYVERYMUCHFRAPPUCCINO (yes, the hashtag and no spaces and capital letters are included!) to a great and overwhelming success. I, like many other people living in Japan, was looking forward to trying this beauty of a drink. Strawberry sauce, strawberry whipped cream and powder, and a strawberry Frappuccino based drink … Continue reading Starbucks Series: #STRAWBERRYVERYMUCHFRAPPUCCINO

Conbini Adventures: Strawberry Sandwiches

My favorite dessert sandwich in Japan is the strawberry sandwich - perfect layers of whipped cream, sometimes custard, and sliced strawberries all wrapped up in a slightly sweet white bread. It's weird how good the white bread in Japan fits into a dessert mold. Since conbini offer their wares seasonally, strawberry sandwiches tend to appear … Continue reading Conbini Adventures: Strawberry Sandwiches