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January Japanese snacks from Bokksu

JANUARY 2021

Golden Kanagawa
金色の神奈川

January Japanese snacks from Bokksu

JANUARY 2021

Golden Kanagawa

金色の神奈川

Happy New Year! For the start of 2021, Bokksu brings you, Golden Kanagawa! From ancient shrines in Kamakura to the scenic beauty of Hakone, there's an incredible variety of ways to celebrate in Kanagawa.

Hakone No Kirikabu: Chocolate Leaf Pie

Golden Kanagawa

Traditional Japanese New Year activities include visiting a shrine in the New Year, watching the sunrise on New Year’s Day, and of course, eating delicious foods! We hope you enjoy this month’s box of Kanagawa-made and New Year’s inspired snacks.

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Yokohama Sesame Oil Okaki Rice Crackers
Yokohama Sesame Oil Okaki Rice Crackers
Golden Financier Cake
Golden Financier Cake
Shonan Gold Gummy
Shonan Gold Gummy
Yokohama Caramel Ring Cake
Yokohama Caramel Ring Cake
Yokohama Bashamichi Millefeuille: Lemon
Yokohama Bashamichi Millefeuille: Lemon
Hakone No Kirikabu: Chocolate Leaf Pie
Hakone No Kirikabu: Chocolate Leaf Pie
Puré Gummy Petite: Lemon Flavor
Puré Gummy Petite: Lemon Flavor
Mini Baked Cheesecake
Mini Baked Cheesecake
Noir Black Cocoa Stick: Kaga-bo-Hojicha
Noir Black Cocoa Stick:
Kaga-bo-Hojicha
Kataage Potato: Savory Garlic
Kataage Potato: Savory Garlic
Salty Butter + Camembert Cheese Cookie
Salty Butter + Camembert Cheese Cookie
Potato Snack: Curry Flavor
Potato Snack: Curry Flavor
Ashigara Green Tea Aranami Kurofuji
Ashigara Green Tea Aranami Kurofuji

Yokohama Sesame Oil Okaki Rice Crackers

Manufacturer: Iwai No Goma Abura X Minoya Arare
Common Allergens: Wheat, Soy
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Savory
Vegetarian: Yes

These rice crackers don’t play around when it comes to sesame. Each crunchy cracker is coated with both soy sauce specially brewed for Minoya Arare, and Iwai no Goma Abura’s specialty sesame oil that has just a hint of heat from the added chilis.

Golden Financier Cake

Manufacturer: Nakajima Taishodo
Common Allergens: Milk, Eggs, Tree nuts, Wheat
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Sweet
Vegetarian: Yes

Financier is a classic French cake made with almond flour and usually baked in a small mold and flavored with beurre noisette (brown butter). This beautiful cake opens with a light, moist texture and finishes with a smooth, buttery taste.

Shonan Gold Gummy

Manufacturer: JA Kanagawa Seisho
Common Allergens: None
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Sweet
Vegetarian: No

Shonan Gold is a unique citrus fruit from Kanagawa Prefecture known for its bright golden color and sweet juicy flavor. These chewy gummy candies feature a juicy jelly center for superior flavor.

Yokohama Caramel Ring Cake

Manufacturer: Sanyo Bussan
Common Allergens: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Sweet
Vegetarian: Yes

This ring cake is soaked with a caramel sauce which keeps it soft and sweet. To really amp up the caramel flavor, caramel paste and caramel powder are used in the batter.

Yokohama Bashamichi Millefeuille: Lemon

Manufacturer: Gateaux de Voyage
Common Allergens: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Sweet
Vegetarian: Yes

Bashamichi is a famous Yokohama street known for its heavy western influence as one of the first international Japanese ports. This western style confection has layers of flaky pastry and a creamy lemon filling.

Hakone No Kirikabu: Chocolate Leaf Pie

Manufacturer: Nagatoya
Common Allergens: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Sweet
Vegetarian: Yes

This cute and tasty treat is a popular miyagegashi (souvenir snack) from Hakone. The unique shape of this pie reminds us of snow-covered leaves with its sugar-frosted flaky pie dough, and inside is a rich and sweet layer of chocolate.

Puré Gummy Petite: Lemon Flavor

Manufacturer: Kanro
Common Allergens: None
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Sweet
Vegetarian: No

These sweet hearts start off with a sour punch! Sure, it might feel like you just bit into a lemon, but don’t let those first sour moments scare you away since the flavor mellows into a lovely and sweet lemonade taste.

Mini Baked Cheesecake

Manufacturer: Bourbon
Common Allergens: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy
Also Contains: Alcohol
Snack is: Sweet
Vegetarian: Yes

Who could say no to bite-sized cheesecake? Not us! This delightful cake has a layer of cheesy cream made with rich camembert between two fluffy cheesecake layers, and is rich, moist, and everything cheesecake should be!

Noir Black Cocoa Stick: Kaga-bo-Hojicha

Manufacturer: Yamazaki Biscuits
Common Allergens: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Sweet
Vegetarian: Yes

Have you heard of kaga-bo-hojicha? It’s a special type of roasted green tea from the Kaga region of Japan made with the stems, not the leaves, of the tea plant. It gives the chocolate filling of these rich biscuits a nutty aroma that makes them utterly delicious!

Kataage Potato: Savory Garlic

Manufacturer: Calbee
Common Allergens: Milk, Soy
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Savory
Vegetarian: Yes

Garlic-lovers, rejoice, these crunchy chips are for you! Kataage is a line of Calbee potato chips known for their extra crunchy texture. For a truly garlicky flavor, these chips are seasoned with garlic powder and fried garlic powder.

Salty Butter + Camembert Cheese Cookie

Manufacturer: Takara Seika
Common Allergens: Milk, Eggs, Wheat, Soy
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Sweet
Vegetarian: Yes

While still on the sweet side, this sandwich cookie has a sharp flavor from the camembert filling and the salted butter used in the cookie that add a refreshing savoriness.

Potato Snack: Curry Flavor

Manufacturer: Kato Seika
Common Allergens: Wheat, Soy
Also Contains: N/A
Snack is: Savory

Vegetarian: No

Not quite a chip, these crackers are potato-based, which we think makes them a perfect courrier for their spicy and aromatic curry seasoning. After all, potatoes are an essential ingredient for Japanese curry!

Ashigara Green Tea Aranami Kurofuji

Manufacturer: Kanagawa Ken Noukyo Chagyo Center
Common Allergens: None
Also Contains: N/A
Vegetarian: Yes

This green tea comes from the Ashigara district of Hakone. The plants grow slowly with less sunshine than other tea types, producing fewer tannins and resulting in a sweeter tea. When picked, Ashigara tea is also lightly steamed in a process called asamushi that makes a light-colored aromatic tea.

Brewing Instructions: Steep the tea bag in 200 ml/7fl oz of hot water for 40 seconds or to taste.

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