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Walnut cookies with a limited Valentine’s Day box from Seikotei

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I got a walnut cookies with a limited Valentine’s Day special box of Ginza Matsuya from Seikotei.

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The walnut coolies are standard Seikotei cookies, however, the box is a limited box of Ginza Matusya for the Valentine’s Day from Seikotei.
The adorable angel pig and angel squirrel made me very happy.

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Also, I got ‘a Happy pig’ which is an original figure of Ginza Matsuya in 2013.
The fancy pig that is holding a big heart makes me a big smile.

Seikotei (Japanese)
Valentine’s Day – Ginza Matsuya (Japanese)

papabubble new year candy

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I remember to blog this cute new year candy from papabubble.
You can see some Japanese new year motifs (happy bag, dice, eggplant, baked rice cake) in tiny candy world… these are almost 1cm circle.

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I believe now is Chinese New Year days…! :) Not belated to say “Happy New Year”?

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(edible) Pon de Lion

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Finally Mister Donut’s cute character “Pon de Lion” became edible.
Of course his mane is made of “pon de ring” doughnut, and his face is made of chocolate plate. Under the plate is tiny cream-filled doughnut.

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He’s so sweet as his cute face!!

Pon de Lion donuts – Mister Donut (Japanese)
heartful donuts – Mister Donut (Japanese)
Pon de Lion TVCM – Mister Donut (Japanese)
Pon de Lion TVCM – misterdonutjp youtube channel

Dorayaki-Soft Kamakura Surugaya

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Sweet scent around Hase station, (1 station from Kamakura) soon we found Surugaya Japanese confectionary.
Good baking scent was from drayaki, we tried drayaki cake with soft serve ice cream.

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It’s cold, but we enjoyed walking on winter beach with having good sweets …

Kamakura Surugaya
Dorayaki – Wikipedia

Muromachi Bouru from Zen Kashoin

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My friend gave me a very fine Japanese sweet, Muromachi Bouru from Zen Kashoin.

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It was like very light cookies. Also, they had a light scent of milk and eggs. They were melted soon in my mouse.
I really enjoyed the cookies with milk tea at home.

Zen Kashoin (Japanese)
Muromachi Bouru (Japanese)

Afternoon tea with Harney & Sons at Shangri-la Hotel in Tokyo 2

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An executive pastry chef, Mr. Okamura of the Shangri-la hotel Tokyo offered a special afternoon tea set that was met with tea of Harney & Sons.

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There were the selection of oven baked scones (traditional, hot cinnamon spice tea, ginger) at the top plate.

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The second plate was the selection of afternoon tea sandwiches (spice scented Chinese quince chutney and chicken, shrimp and csleriac salad with cardamom, apricot and mascarpone cheese, chestnut and braised iberico pork quiche).

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And, the third plate was the selection of sweets (Japanese chesnut Mont Blanc, chocolate tart, Kyoho grape and fromage mousse).

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However, I became a member of Afternoon tea club of the Shangri-la Hotel Tokyo.
And, I got a mini Shangri-la bear with a bathrobe as a gift for the new subscriber.

Shangri-la Hotel TOKYO
Piacere – Shangri-la Hotel TOKYO
Shangri-la Hotel TOKYO Afternoon Tea Club

Afternoon tea with Harney & Sons at Shangri-la Hotel in Tokyo 1

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My friend and I went to Shangri-la Hotel Tokyo to have afternoon tea with Harney & Sons.

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Shangri-la Hotel had planned an afternoon tea with Harney & Sons in order to get familiar with the tea more because of ‘the day of tea’ in Japan,
November 1st that was a special only 4-days afternoon tea party.
However, the American very fancy tea brand, Harney & Sons in New York is loved by the world.

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And, Mr. Emeric Harney who is a master tea blender of Harney & Sons came to the Shangri-la hotel Tokyo, and he introduced the special blend tea for us.

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Also, we got a small present of his tea that was Winter White Earl Grey.

Shangri-la Hotel TOKYO
Harney & Sons Online store (Japanese)
Harney & Sons
Japan Tea Association (Japanese)

Christmas mini cakes from GRAMERCY NEW YORK

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My sister and I went to GRAMERCY NEW YORK Cafe. We had lovely Christmas mini cakes and cookies with tea.
They are visually stunning and taste good too.

GRAMERCY NEW YORK (Japanese)

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