Bokksu is a subscription service that brings traditional snacks to your door. Each month features a new theme that highlights seasonal or regional foods. The theme of the November 2023 Bokksu is Cha Cha Tea Time. These snacks are a mix of tea-flavored foods along with snacks that pair well with tea. Though I am not a tea drinker, I was very excited to give all these snacks a try. Want to try Bokksu? Use my referral link to get $15 off your first order. November 2023 Bokksu Wasabi Flavored Pistachio Snacks I’ve never had pistachios before, but anything wasabi-flavored is a win in myRead More →

Bokksu brings traditional Japanese snacks straight to your door. Each month, a new batch of snacks arrives following that month’s theme. The theme of the September 2023 Bokksu is Luminous Tokyo. Celebrate the capitol Japan and all of the flavors found in this bustling city. From caramel to ume to curry bread, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Want to try Bokksu? Use my referral link to get $15 off your first order. September 2023 Bokksu – Luminous Tokyo Petit: Rich Black Sesame Cake This snack went straight to my husband. He loves anything black sesame whereas I can’t stand the flavor. He reallyRead More →

As the summer winds down, natsu matsuri, or summer festivals, pop up in Japan. These are times of fireworks, people dressed in Yukatas (summer kimonos), and a plethora of delicious summer foods. The theme of the August 2023 Bokksu is Fireworks Festival. This month we get to experience the flavors of these late summer festivals. Want to try Bokksu? Use my referral link to get $15 off your first order. August 2023 Bokksu – Fireworks Festival Otokogi Wasabi Chips I loved these chips. The wasabi flavoring was strong and left that distinct burn in my nose that is associated with wasabi before fading away. ThisRead More →

Every month, I look forward to the arrival of my Bokksu. Each month, a box filled with traditional Japanese snacks arrives at my door and they highlight a different flavor and area each time. The theme of the July 2023 Bokksu is Sunny Okinawa. There are plenty of summer and citrus flavors to be found in this box. Bokksu is a great way to experience snacks from Japan without having to travel across the world. Some of the manufacturers featured in this subscription box have been open for more than 100 years. Want to try Bokksu? Use my referral link to get $15 off yourRead More →

A new month means a new Bokksu. This monthly subscription box is filled with traditional Japanese snacks, some of which are from companies that have been around for a hundred years. The theme of the April 2023 Bokksu is Sakura Story. It is odd to have two sakura-themed boxes in a row, however, I was nonetheless excited to see what this one contained. Not only are there plenty of sakura items, but also other spring flavors such as plum, strawberry, and peach. I absolutely love seeing what new and repeating snacks I will get to experience each month with Bokksu. Want to try Bokksu? UseRead More →

March ushers in another delivery from Bokksu. Every month, I look forward to seeing what theme awaits me in this snack box subscription. Each month highlights a different region, along with a theme that may be a specific flavor or season. With sakura season just around the corner, it’s no surprise that the theme of the March 2023 Bokksu is Sakura In Kyoto. This time of year, Japan is sakura-obsessed. The trees are in bloom and people flock from all over to see them. Not only that, food and drinks flavored with sakura pop up everywhere. Bokksu allows those of us who are stuck outsideRead More →

February is the month of Valentine’s Day. In Japan, Valentine’s Day is traditionally when women give chocolates to coworkers, friends, and those they have feelings for. A month later, on White Day, men will often return the favor. The February 2023 Bokksu theme is Amai Valentine. Amai is Japanese for sweet. Contained in this month’s box are the traditional treats that can be found this time of year. From apple to kelp to sweet potatoes, there is a fantastic mix of flavors and textures to explore. Want to try Bokksu? Use my referral link to get $15 off your first order. February 2023 Bokksu MiyakoRead More →

New Year in Japan is filled with food, festivals, shrine visits, and of course mochi. Red and gold decorations can be seen everywhere. The theme of the January 2023 Bokksu is Shinshun New Year. With plenty of red and gold packaging, this Bokksu highlights the flavors of the Japanese New Year. This is a great way to start the year, with traditional Japanese snacks. Having a box of traditional Japanese snacks arrive at my door every month has been a wonderful experience. Being able to experience the flavors, scents, and traditions of Japan from the comfort of my own home is something I look forwardRead More →

Bokksu is wrapping up another year. Bokksu is a monthly subscription box that brings traditional Japanese snacks straight to your door. The December 2022 Bokksu theme is Hokkaido Wonderland. Hokkaido is known for its dairy and produce. It is also an area known for plenty of winter activities. This is the perfect way to celebrate the winter season and enjoy some holiday snacks. Let’s dive into what was included in this box and enjoy the flavors of Japan in the winter. Want to try Bokksu? Use my referral link to get $15 off your first order. December 2022 Bokksu – Hokkaido Wonderland Morimoto Cookie: HaskappRead More →

Bokksu has quickly become my favorite subscription service and I always look forward to the latest Bokksu each month. Bokksu is a monthly subscription service that sends a box filled with traditional Japanese snacks. Every month focuses on a different theme and highlights various regions and snack makers throughout Japan. Some of these businesses have been running for over 100 years! The theme of the November 2022 Bokksu is Autumn Kouyou. Kouyou is the shift into autumn colors on the trees, a sign that autumn has arrived. With it, comes the seasonal autumn snacks. Want to try Bokksu? Use my referral link to get $15Read More →