3 Most Popular Japanese Summer Sweets Which Make People Feel Cooler
Now that the hot summer has arrived in Japan, it's time to enjoy cold summer sweets. You may wonder what kind of Japanese summer sweets there are. Here are three most popular summer sweets you might want to try and enjoy.
#1 Mizu Yokan or Red Bean Jelly
Yokan is basically square shaped thick jellied dessert made of red bean paste, agar, and sugar.
It is often served with delicious green tea.
However, during the summer, cold yokan or mizu yokan gets widely eaten among the Japanese.
It's great with a cold matcha green tea to cool down the hot body!
The taste is watery and fresh and slightly sweet! It's definitely great for the summer taste!
Ice cream is added as a topping which makes the taste creamy and mild.
The fresh and delicious summer taste cools down the hot body.
Because it's noodles made of "Kuzu" or starch of runner starch of pueraria lobata.
The apperance is thin noodles and the brown sugar syrup is usually added into the dessert.
The cold and fresh taste of Kuzukiri is definitely a summer taste.
And it goes perfect with green tea.
The Japanese eats noddles even as for sweets!