• Types of Japanese Rice Crackers – Arare, Okaki, and Senbei

    Types of Japanese Rice Crackers – Arare, Okaki, and Senbei

    Japanese Rice Crackers – Arare, Okaki, and Senbei Arare, okaki, and senbei are types of Japanese rice crackers. They're usually made with a sweetened rice flour dough that's baked into thin, flat sheets and then cut into shapes. They are popular snacks in Japan, especially during the New Year holiday when they are traditionally eaten with sake or tea.   The main differences between...
  • What is the Difference Between Pocky, Pejoy, and Pepero?

    What is the Difference Between Pocky, Pejoy, and Pepero?

    Pocky Pocky is a Japanese snack food, produced by Ezaki Glico. It is chocolate-coated biscuit sticks with a thin layer of crunchy cookie at one end.   The name comes from the Japanese word ‘pokkuri’ (ぽっくり), which translates as ‘to be surprised’ and the snack's stick shape is supposed to resemble a straw (straws were originally called ‘pocky’ in Japan), often referred to as...
  • How Hot is 2x Spicy Samyang Ramen? Will the Spiciest Ramen in the World have you in tears?

    How Hot is 2x Spicy Samyang Ramen? Will the Spiciest Ramen in the World have you in tears?

    What is Samyang Ramen? Samyang is a Korean company that specializes in spicy chicken and ramen noodles. The Korean brand is a staple in Asian countries, especially South Korea where it's sold at every corner store. Their Buldak ramen line is their most popular. Buldak in Korean means ‘fire chicken’, which precisely foreshadows what’s to come from eating their ramen. The Samyang Buldak Ramen,...
  • Why Binggrae Milk is Korea's #1 Fruit Flavored Milk

    Why Binggrae Milk is Korea's #1 Fruit Flavored Milk

    Introduction Binggrae Milk is the best-selling flavored milk drink in Korea. It's been around as one of the original Korean flavored milk drinks, and is known for its creamy texture and sweet flavor. Binggrae has a variety of flavors with everyone having their favorite. Binggrae Milk offers six different flavors: banana milk, strawberry milk, melon milk, lychee and peach milk. It's made with real...
  • What is Konjac Shuang?

    What is Konjac Shuang?

    Konjac Shuang is a tasty snack that extremely popular in Asia. Marinated in spices, it is a treat for any spice lover. The texture is initially reminiscent of something like jelly fish, a slight chewiness with a crunch when biting down, but konjac actually is a root vegetable that grows in parts of Asia. The most popular brand is Wei Long Konjac Shuang, which...
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