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New Year Confectionary 2010

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One of the things I really love about Japan is its endless variety of sweets, or sometimes called confectionary.

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As the nights grow colder, I like to warm up with a nice hot tea and one of these delightfully delectable seasonal sweets. Every major department store has them and you can get them for every season.

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My favorite department store for these sweets is Sogo, which is a major department store chain located in just about every major city in Japan. I was there on the 31st around noon and the place was packed not only with my favorite kind of eye candy but also food.

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All of these little delicious delights are tasty and sweet, so some hot houjicha or green tea will work better.

What a wonderful way to end the first full day of the new year.

Happy New Year everyone!

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