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Review: Saga Chocolate Fondue Pie

by Shigeki Abe January 09, 2015 1 Comment

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Japan is known for having many regional specialties. Every region, every prefecture, every town has something that you can’t get anywhere else. This is especially true when it comes to food. In this post, we’ll take a look at a delicious Japanese snack from the Saga prefecture: the Saga Chocolate Fondue Pie.

Iroha Jima, Saga Japan

Saga is located in the northwestern part of the island of Kyushu, Japan. The region is known for its splendid natural beauty and agriculture. As an aside, Saga is where the Mongolian army first invaded Japan back in 1274.

Saga Chocolate Fondue Pie Japanese Cookie

Packaging: The packaging for these cookies was pretty good. While not on the same level as Kobe Fugetsudo's packaging, the Saga cookies were in a thin but sturdy matte cardboard box. Inside the box are 12 individually wrapped cookies, partitioned neatly with a plastic divider. The individual cookie wrappers had a premium feel and look to them. The design of the packaging was well done with the dark outer box contrasted by the white cookie wrappers inside.

Saga Chocolate Japanese Cookies

Taste:On the packaging, the cookie is described as “Deliciousness cooked to make the best use of materials. Please enjoy a delicious time.” I must say, I did enjoy a ‘delicious time’ while eating these. The cookies are lightly sugared puff pastry cookies covered with a light milk chocolate. The texture was perfect with just the right amount of cookie to chocolate ratio. No one flavor overpowered the other and everything balanced each other. The texture was spot on as well, with the crispy cookie center and a rich milky chocolate coating.

Japanese candy

TLDR:Amazing! For the price of less than 50 cents per cookie these are a must get. If you are ever in the Saga region, pick a bunch of these up! Of all the snacks in Japan, this is one of my girlfriend's favorite.

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Shigeki Abe
Shigeki Abe

Founder of Snakku; Born in Tokyo and raised in New York, Shigeki has always traveled and explored the world through food.


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February 20, 2015

It looks delicious!

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