Japanese food companies are aware of global trends in dieting, and aren’t shy to get in on whatever the latest craze related to eating is sweeping the world. Kanagawa company Chaya creates snacks geared towards those following a macrobiotic diet, with their granola and dessert sandwich offerings providing sweetness that will make you feel like you are cheating on your dietary restrictions!
Brown sugar isn’t always the easiest ingredient to find in Japan, but it also isn’t absent entirely. It’s cultivated in many places, including on the islands of Okinawa, famous for their healthy version of the sweetener. Many sweets makers have whipped up their own take on it in order to create delicious treats, from all over the country.Continue reading