Category Archives: Japanese Kit Kats
In Japanese candy production, “bitter” is code word for dark chocolate, and “dark” seems to be code for just slightly darker milk chocolate. I’m always happy to see slightly more complex candy flavours making their way to store shelves, and so I was excited to see the folks at Nestle combining their popular go-to strawberry flavour with their recently successful Adult Dark Chocolate to create a new snack. So let’s see if it lives up to its promise? Continue reading
Review: Kit Kat Rich Strawberry Puff-In Purchased: November 2011 Best Before: September 2012 Review: April 2012 I love fake Strawberry flavours, and Kit Kat Strawberry in particular. I follow a bunch of Japanese snack food blogs and they tend to … Continue reading
Back on Friday January 19th, I promised you all that I’d be back with a review of the other new “Air-In” Kit Kat, white-chocolate, on the Monday following. Today being March 12th, you may have noticed that I did not. Well, I’m back to let you know that we’re about to take a journey down the path of the Kit Kat Air-In White, the brand new sort of Kit Kat that mixes the wafer/flavour goodness with the micro-bubbles of Aero (or Mirage) bars. I was powerfully unimpressed with the Green Tea air-in Kit Kats, lets see how White fares?
This is one of the newest limited edition, giftset flavours of Kit Kat that was released just before my last trip to Japan in the fall of 2011. It’s a very Japanese flavour, I’d actually never heard of Kuro Mitsu before and just now I did a bit research. As noted above, the direct translation is “Black Honey” but it actually has nothing at all to do with honey-from-bees honey. It’s a sugar syrup that’s similar to molasses, made of an unrefined black sugar, though apparently it’s got a milder flavour. Continue reading