So let’s say that you spend Valentine’s Day in Japan, do you know what to do? While for most of the world Valentine’s Day is a very romantic day, in Japan it works, perhaps, in a different way. Just answer this simple question: who gives the chocolates to who in Japan? While in the US men will give flowers and chocolates to their loved ones, in Japan it’s girls who do the deed! Girls give chocolates to the guy they love, but also to their friends or even to male mates at work. So, how does this chocolate-giving work?
So, what to do during Valentine 2016?? Why not trying McDonald’s chocolate fries!? McDonald’s Japan is offering McChoco Potato since January 26. It might look like a weird combination, but reality is that February is the love month in Japan and you can find chocolate almost everywhere. Now McDonald’s has made it possible for us to enjoy chocolate sauces on our fries! (In Japan, of course.) So, if you’re in Japan, prepare yourself to enjoy balanced sweet x salty fries!! If you’re an American you already know that fries are pretty salty in the US. However, in Japan fries are served much less salty, so the combination of chocolate and salty fries works!
Here you have some Valentine 2016 ideas to surprise your loved one: a chocolate bear and key necklace from Q-pot! You can choose between white chocolate bear and dark chocolate bear. Both have the same pendant. They are the perfect presents for this Valentine 2016! Bears measure about H17 × W19 × D7cm and the key black necklace chain measures around 60cm. The motif is about 8.5cm. You can order them asap! They’re available till items last!
Let’s start with the White Chocolate Bear and Key Necklace! A super cute present for a lovely partner! Get it here:
Something cool is coming from Kyoto this Valentine 2016: Uji Matcha Strawberry Chocolate Truffles for Valentine 2016!! You have everything in one: yummy strawberries, covered with matcha chocolate, and the melty results of love into your mouth! This Valentine 2016 will be a blast if you decide to spice things further with these chocolates. [Contact us if you want them! These are sent in cool boxes though. Please take that into account before asking for them.]
These are modern and yet traditional chocolate truffles. Made with traditional matcha, they take a step further the traditional truffle recipe. A new taste to melt down into your mouth while you accompany them with hot green tea.