Japanese Snacks 日本の小食

Traveling in Taipei and Tokyo has one thing in common – snacks.

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Green tea and red bean are the common ingredients used in many street snacks.

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Typical tiny piece of snack is around USD2+.

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In general, the quality of the ingredients and food preparation process are above average.

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The delicate food decoration can be seen in most snacks and meals.

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The snack below was BBQ triangular rice, topped with shredded squid.

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Slow cooking of the flour on every side of the red bean cake was a slow process to make a typical delicate snack.

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Squid ball is a popular street food but not my favourite.

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If you are vegetarian, how about a chilled cucumber stick?

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I would rather go for the slow baked sweets.

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Or the pan fried fish cake.

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The boiled caramel biscuit has interesting production process.

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If you like sweet snack, there are plenty of choices.

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If you like salty snack, then this BBQ salted fish may be worth tasting.

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So far, my favourite (and surprisingly also the cheapest) snack on Tokyo streets is fried chicken.

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The worst experience was the fishy smell jelly texture ‘potato’.

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It was a fantastic travel experience sampling the street foods and snacks around Tokyo city. Besides the traditional Japanese snacks, the presentation of the western deserts and bakeries are also world class quality.

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I was too busy sampling the snacks. Please pardon my ignorance and unable to remember all their names and prices.

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