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Three Kings cake… in Tokio

Three Kings cake… in Tokio

Christian people being a minority in Japan (approx. 1%), some minor traditions like the Three Kings Cake celebrating Epiphany Day are almost non-existent. However, if you have a strong eye, you might find that cake in Tokyo! Every year, I buy it at the Trois Gros bakery at Shinjuku station. They only sell the frangipani one for 1890yen, but I have to say it was delicious! Looks good, right?^^ The funny thing with it was that normally, you have a trinket inside the cake, but in Japan it is replaced by an almond!! Why that? That’s because people here are afraid of breaking their teethes by biting on it. When […]