Lawson’s “Wa” parfait featuring Uji Matcha and Hoji cha – A conbini sweets new product review.

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Get ready for the latest info on popular sweets available at your local conbini (the official Japanese abbreviation for convenience store)! The writer taste-tests and reviews new conbini sweets, letting us know which ones are the most note-worthy.
This time the writer reviews Lawson’s ““Wa” parfait featuring Uji Matcha and Hoji cha ”, a new dessert released on the 1st of August 2017.

“Wa” parfait featuring Uji Matcha and Hoji cha
“Wa” parfait featuring Uji Matcha and Hoji cha

“Wa” parfait featuring Uji Matcha and Hoji cha

Product name in Japanese
宇治抹茶とほうじ茶の和ぱふぇ
Available at
Lawson
Price
295 yen (Tax incl.)
Sale date
August 1, 2017
Calories
291 kcal

This is a Japanese style Parfait in which you can enjoy 2 kinds of tea flavours in one cup!
The beautiful layers and the generous toppings of the dessert called out to me from the display case.

Tsujiri ichihonten’s Uji Matcha and Hoji cha were used in this dessert.
Tsujiri ichihonten’s Uji Matcha and Hoji cha were used in this dessert.

The top layer was Matcha mousse, next was sponge cake, then whipped cream, and finally Matcha agar agar jelly.

What an assortment!
What an assortment!

The toppings were diced Hojicha jelly, diced matcha jelly, red bean paste, a Shiratama sticky rice ball, and Matcha whipped cream!!!! What an assortment!

The tea jelly was chewy like Mochi, you will definitely enjoy the unique astringent taste of tea as you chew on these jellies.
I thought they were only on top, but I was happy to find some inside as well!

The Matcha mousse was sweet and melted on my tongue, creating a lovely harmony with the sponge cake. The bottom layer of Matcha agar agar jelly was not too sweet, the high quality Matcha was so flavorful.

“Wa” parfait featuring Uji Matcha and Hoji cha
“Wa” parfait featuring Uji Matcha and Hoji cha

You will not regret experiencing so many different textures partying in one cup!
Enjoy the aroma and taste of Japanese tea in a Parfait!

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