Over on my ‘regular’ blog, I covered a pancake-flavoured beverage a few years back that still gets all sorts of crazy hits, and (spoiler) it was delicious, and so my hopes going into this collaboration between an exciting flavour courtesy of a cutesy icon rapidly approaching Hello Kitty levels of popularity and my beloved chocolate wafers… well… they were high. Let’s put it that way: I had high expectations. Continue reading
It’s important to point out that Cheeza 51% Camembert has a picture on the back featuring a plate of the delicious crackers next to a glass of beer, and so the several beers I have consumed before these snacks, as well as the beer I consumed with them, are more of a ‘serving suggestion’ than any sort of impairment to writing this review… got it? Got it. Continue reading
I’m really enjoying the seasonal, warm-weather “beer snacks”, salty snacks meant to be enjoyed with a beer (or two, or three). On my August trip toNew York, the JAS Supermarket, a Japanese Import Market, had these three snacks on clearance while I was visiting, and so I had to pick them up. Continue reading
Chili and chocolate is a natural pairing, really! It can be found in specialty chocolate shops around the world, particularly in countries with access to both good cocoa, and good chilies.
I was delighted to discover this flavour at my airport Kit Kat treasure trove, as it’s comprised of ingredients that are recognizable to folks in the west, but unique as a Kit Kat flavour. Continue reading
Lest you think that my fervour for Japanese confections only extends as far as unique flavours of Kit Kats, let me introduce you today to Pepsi Mont Blanc, the limited edition winter Pepsi introduced in fall 2010. Continue reading
Hi everyone! Welcome to OYATSU BREAK! My name is Christopher Butcher, and I’m the founder of this here blog. It’s about Japanese snacks, particularly the awesome range of uniquely flavoured Kit Kat bars that are available in Japan, and will include reviews, history, and news about these items. It’s a food “culture and review blog”, but really it’s just me having fun. Continue reading