Bokksu Spoiler August 2017

Bokksu is a premium snack subscription that delivers curated boxes of authentic Japanese snacks and teas to your door every month. They are totally in love with Japanese snacks, which is why they handpick snacks that people in Japan actually eat and curate them into beautiful themed boxes.


Here are some spoilers for Bokksu’s August Box – Cool For The Summer

Summer in Japan means matsuri (festivals) and fireworks on the beach, but it also comes with unbearably hot, humid days. Yusuzumi (夕涼み) is a Japanese ritual practiced during summertime evenings to help cool down. The traditional method is to go outside in the early evening after the heat has subsided and sit on an engawa (traditional Japanese porch) in a breezy yukata (cotton kimono) while fanning oneself with a uchiwa (paper fan). Other methods include taking early evening baths or drinking a cold glass of sencha (green tea). To help you practice yusuzumi this summer, we selected Japanese snacks best enjoyed chilled that will reinvigorate you after a long, hot day. This month’s assortment will satisfy your snack cravings and will keep you “Cool for the Summer”!


Box Details: 18-20 authentic Japanese snacks and tea pairing sourced directly from Japan as well as a Tasting Guide that explains the story and flavors of each item.

Thoughts: Ok, so I’m pretty sure this box tops them all! My sweet tooth is aching already! Bring on the Nagoya Caramel Sandwich Cookie and Summer Country Ma’am Chocolate Mint!

XOXO

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