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Sasa Dango (笹団子)【INTRODUCTION TO SASA DANGO】 We have other Japanese sweets on the list, Sasa Dango! What is Sasa Dango? It is a type of Wagashi or Japanese confectionery and a specialty of Niigata prefecture. Sasa dango is a dark green with a flavor o...
Hegi Soba (へぎそば)The main characteristic of hegi soba is the seaweed. The hegi soba noodles are a little more slippery and chewy then other soba noodles because of the seaweed. It is called hegi because the wooden tray it is served in is called hegi.