65-year old “Wagashi” Japanese style sweet shop release limited edition Halloween goodies for the spooky month!

08.October.2016 | FOOD

Not too far from Tokyo sits the city of Kawasaki. There you can find Suehiroan, a store specialising in “wagashi” or “Japanese sweets”. For a limited time only, they will have 3 different Halloween themed wagashi on sale, lasting until October 31st. The sweets are themed around different things relating to Japan’s “kimo-kawa” trend, or “creepy-cute”. One of the sweets is an “eyeball manjuu” which is inspired by someone “watching a monster party”. Another is “finger shortbread”.

Suehiroan wanted to use wagashi as a means of allowing the whole family to enjoy Halloween, an event that is mainly for young people. The kids can of course enjoy the treats – and now so can the adults.

 

The way these traditional wagashi are put together will really grab your attention, such as the eyeball manjuu. You’ll feel like you are being stared at and watched by them. They are made with strained bean paste which comes from carefully selected Hokkaido adzuki beans as well as Hokkaido milk to give it a delicate taste. Head on over to Kanagawa prefecture this Halloween with the family for some creepy-cute, delicious Japanese style sweets.

■Information
Kashisho Suehiroan Kimo-Kawa Sweets
Location: Kanagawa Prefecture, all stores
Official Website: http://www.suehiroan.co.jp/

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