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A box of Tasty Silkworm Chocolates

This box of silkworm-looking chocolates is by far the most interesting omiyage  (お土産/ souvenir) I ever received. They are produced by Maruei to commemorate Tomioka Silk Mill (富岡製糸場), a historical silk factory located in Gunma Prefecture, for becoming an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The chocolate silkworm looked so real that I made my husband double-checked to make sure that the ingredients DO NOT contained any insect parts before I could put one into my mouth. Thankfully, it was made of mulberry leaf powder, white chocolate, and other yummy stuffs. It tasted oddly good! ^_^;Gunma Chocolate
Kaiko no Kuni かいこの王国 / Okosama お蚕様(おこさま) / チョコレート
Silkworm Kingdom / Okosama (お子様 someone else’s kid) – Pun intended / Chocolate

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This entry was posted on September 15, 2016 by in Food / Recipe, Life in Japan and tagged , .
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