Printed on this delicious cookie is the symbol of Nagoya, a golden carp with the head of a lion called Kinsyachi. There are three layers of decadent filling inside: A white chocolate disc is surrounded by two thin layers of cream cheese to create a crumbly cheesecake flavor.
Langue de chat literally means "Cat's Tongue" in French and gets its namesake from its original chocolate form that resembles the tongue of a cat. In Japan, however, it is commonly baked into a square butter cookie with a white chocolate filling.
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About The Maker
Chez Shibata is a world-renowned maker that specializes in combining classic French pastries with Japanese craftsmanship. Delicious snacks from Chez Shibata have been very popular as omiyage (souvenir) to share the flavors of Nagoya with loved ones.