Archive for the ‘treats’ Category

Today lets have a classic Korean snack review: "Home run ball 홈런볼" by HT~  a favorite here since 1981!! Home Run Balls are what I would call a Korean Nostalgia Snack since they have been around since the 80's and is still  always stocked in stores and very popular for kids to buy. Ask ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
 Time for a simple cute post~ Pororo snack time!!  I kept seeing all these cute treats and finally caved one day and bought them all so I could give them a try!  I am such a big kid.. so now that I have a blog to share this with it kinda gives me a good excuse to buy extra cute junk hehehe ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Make your own candy kits are extremely popular in Japan, the selection is endless and always amusing!  Kits like those are here in Korea, but sadly the selection is very random and limited!  These are really fun little craft kits + edible, so I hope they catch on because I love giving them a try ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
This week I bought a new really cute kitty mug and some amazing Japanese hot cocoa mix from the store. Since it was imported it was not cheap, so I kept my fingers crossed that it would be yummy!  I really like hot cocoa (yeah I know it is summer, I like ice choco milk too! lol) but here in Korea ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Recently my local convenience store has started to stock a brand new brand of drinks called ICE Sparkling!  The flavors being sold are apple, peach, grape, and cream soda which sounds a little strange to some I am sure, but creamy soda-ish drinks are fairly popular here. I decided to try the peach ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Have you seen the new flavor of Xylitol gum in Korea? It's RAINBOW! Xylitol gum is one of the major types of gum here in Korea, almost everyone has a green plastic jar of it at home or in the car. Little old ladies sell packs of it for money in the subway as well, yeah those green gum packs you always ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
So the other day I decided to wander around E-mart and discovered this awesome "kit" in the grocery section to make Sparkling Lipton Tea!  Ok it is nothing AMAZING, but it is a clever idea... clever enough to get me to spend around 5,000 won anyway. The packet included a bottle of Lipton peach ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Korea has really been embracing the whole K-pop wave that has been going on in Asia for the last several years now... and yes, this extends to snacks as well!  In the airport you can get candy and chocolates as souvenirs with drama or K-pop themes, but for today's Korean snack review we will be looking ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Ok maybe this is not a big deal to some people, but I love Mentos candy and they have a "Fresh Cola" flavor here in Korea!  I spotted these at E-mart the other day and since I love the candy and pretty much anything that is Cola flavored I got all excited and grabbed a few rolls. Apparently this ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
The following are all the crunch bar style (aka cookie coated) ice cream treats you can find in Korea!  As I discover new ones I will add them to the list! ♥ Name:    Pig bar ( 돼지바) Price: 900-1000원 Calories: 210 Maker: Lotte Yum: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥  5/5 My very first Korean ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »

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