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Favorite Japanese snacks, desserts, drinks, etc. ?

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I like any form of potato chips. And i must note that i make a distinct difference between chips made of potatoes and those made of corn. I really don't like corn chips.

And i like fries, especially those large flemish fries.
Chicken McNuggets are also cool. Especially those in Thailand. They're different from those in Holland, you know. :)
 

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Flamish fries, mmhhh... Belgian cuisine, beer and chocolate are special in general. Anyone living there for a while has no choce but to grow fat.
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McNuggets: not very fond of them (at least the European ones), they taste very artificial. Probably they are, hehe...
 

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Yeah well, chicken itself doesn't taste like anything and they probably mix all kinds of other meat into a Chicken McNugget as well. It's just that i like the crispy crust they use in Thailand. :)
 

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Swiss Chocolat with nougat. And maybe some cookies too. If there's some piece of fruit nearby I'll probably take a bite out of it :D
 

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In Thailand I tried fried grasshoppers, cockroaches and scorpions. That's a nice crunchy snack, but they all taste similar.

More commonly, pastries, burgers, sandwiches, Japanese "purin" (custard) or chocolate are what I eat between meals to appease my insatiable stomach (and believe it or not, I am rather slim).
 

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I've tried locusts in Burma, they fry them at train stations. Salty, crunchy, not bad. And healthy, lolol.

I love all kinds of nuts, especially cashew and macadamia nuts. The fatter, the tastier. Hm, at the moment I have 16 kgs more than just five years ago, but wouldn't consider myself fat (yet).
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Originally posted by thomas
Hm, at the moment I have 16 kgs more than just five years ago, but wouldn't consider myself fat (yet).
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Then you are ripe for a trip to India. During my first travel around India and SE Asia, I lost 15kg. Actually, I have only taken 5 or 6 back. Japan is not a country were you get fat. I guess that's true for most Asian countries, but especially were it's hot because you are not so hungry, sweat a lot and drink plenty of water. The ultimate diet. :D
 
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cookies and ice cream my favorites.

Although, I like some of the Japanese snacks. Like karinto. It's some kind of sugar covered ???. The ??? sort of reminds me of really hard pretzels.

I also like black sugar from Okinawa.
 
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my favorite snack is kfc chicken potpies in japan, i never ate a whole one but that jingle in the commercial is still playing over and over again in my mind like a broken record, "kfc no chicken potpie, kfc no chicken potpie, kfc no chicken potpie" awww like an angels touch on a harp, so sweet, so tender.
 

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Originally posted by Maciamo
Then you are ripe for a trip to India. During my first travel around India and SE Asia, I lost 15kg.
I've lost a lot of weight during my journey through Burma (just 2 weeks), but for other reasons. At that time I had only traveller cheques and just a bit of cash. In Rangoon (now called Yangon) they told me that my cheques would not be accepted. So I started to trade my personal belongings, like a T-shirt for a rice dish etc. I even managed to acquire a few souvenirs (in exchange for a cheap walkman I bought in Thailand, lol). After I had traded my last T-shirt, I was really short on food, but hey, it was a big adventure!
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While my favorite snacks are Wasabi Iso Peanuts and Kakidane Arare, there is a Muscat Juice that I really love as well.

If anyone knows what company makes this delicious juice with peeled little Muscat grapes in the can, then please let me know. I have been meaning to ask my brother-in-law to mail me a few cans, but I keep forgetting. And I don't even know what brand comes with the grapes in it.
 

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I also love wasabi in any form and shape. In Japan I've had my daily share of wasabi potato chips, I'm missing them.
 

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i dunno if its japanese, but its definetly asian.. i love Pretz salad from a company called Glica.. theyre buscuit sticks like pocky, but its got this great taste..
 
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hmm
I love Ramune soda
rather obsessed with it I must say

frequent customer down at the korean mart :laugh:

hmm...... anything orange flavoured
mmm ^___^

chocolate is nice too

I like those snacks I found in Japan that were some sort of mixing thing .. heh ^^;
those are very good, yet very tangy
 

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i love chocolates and fast-foods like nugats, burgers and the worst and yet the best ---fries!!!...i always take those as my SNACKS, feel really good after having those, they're my daily companion!! But, those are really what geting my weight rising..^_^"
 
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My favorite snack is...... I don`t eat candy or snack I\m fed up with it. But I do love ice cream!
 
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My favorite snack is...... I don`t eat candy or snack I`m fed up with it. But I do love ice cream!
 

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I love ICE-TEA and Green-Tea!!! -thatツエs no snack? for me it is!!! i really drink that much of it that it is food :gulp: !!!!
 
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I LOOOOOOVE karaage. I could eat hundreds.

but, I am going to an Asian medicine doctor and he's put me on this STRICT diet so no more snacking for me :bawling:

I love Green tea , mugi-cha and ulon tea so I live on that.......
watch the weight drop off - yaay!
 
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