Foodie Friday: Sticky Candy

Sticky candy: handmade Malaysian candies My Malaysian relatives got the kiddos some handmade candy. They come in a cute jar and have various designs. These hard candies feature smiling happy faces as well as some more intricate designs of animals. The flavors offered range from regular fruits, like strawberry and watermelon, to more unique ones like lychee and passionfruit. I wasn't there in person to see the store, but I hear that they make the candy in front of you. They even offer more … [Read more...]

Foodie Friday: Green Tea Kit Kat

Ready for Halloween? I've got my stash of green tea Kit Kat. Green tea Kit Kat: Kit Kat bars with green tea cream coating I found this batch at the local Japanese store. So every year, I see this vibrantly colored bag and think I've gotten exactly what I want: green tea + chocolate + crunchy wafer. And I get fooled all the time because there's no chocolate in these! What? Once I get over this surprise, it's still a pretty cool candy. Especially if I want matcha flavor with a crunch. It's … [Read more...]

Candy Cravings

"Now is the time to try something new." I've been going around to different stores and seeing their Halloween displays (although some places have Christmas decorations up already!). The end of October always reminds me of candy, and I remember swapping treats as kids for our preferred kinds every October 31. Speaking of candy cravings, here are my top three Asian picks: 1. Gummies/mochis: These are prepackaged round gummies in exotic flavors, like mango. Also, there are … [Read more...]