Japan’s most iconic sweets, but make them Italian

Poster advertising tomato basil flavored mochi

What fresh hell is this international mash-up? The most iconic Japanese sweets stuffed with cherry tomatoes and basil?

Next they’ll be trying to sell us tomato-basil flavored donuts

If you could use more weird food combinations in your life…

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2 thoughts on “Japan’s most iconic sweets, but make them Italian

  1. You think that tomato-basil-flavored documents is weird? The little sushi concession in the supermarkets have started adding grated cheddar and jalapenos to the sushi. It’s a travesty!

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