Kumamoto's seaweed specialty store, Fuuga, offers a seaweed snack called "Fuuga-maki". A real food review of this addictive and delicious Kumamoto confection!
KazemakiThis confectionary is carefully hand-rolled with corroded beans made from young dried laver from the Ariake Sea. Only laver from the Ariake Sea, one of the most famous fishing grounds in Japan, is used for its softness and aroma of the sea. After passing quality inspections, the high-quality beans are coated with a batter, seasoned with a secret sauce, and baked to a savory aroma.
The "17-pack mixed pack" purchased this time contains a total of 17 pieces, including 2 pieces of "soy sauce cashews," 4 pieces of "soy sauce peanuts," 3 pieces of "salt peanuts," 4 pieces of "wasabi soybeans," and 4 pieces of "soy sauce soybeans," 5 popular types of Fuga-maki. The price is 1,080 yen (tax included). The products are available at directly managed Fuga stores, as well as at some department stores and online stores.
Soy Sauce Cashew NutsCashews are coated with a batter, seasoned with soy sauce and hand-rolled in nori (seaweed). The crispy nori gradually changes to a smooth texture, contrasting nicely with the crunchy texture of the nuts. The sweetness of the cashew nuts, the saltiness of the sauce, and the aroma of the sea are spread out in unison.
Soy Sauce PeanutsPeanuts battered and seasoned with soy sauce sauce, then hand-rolled in nori seaweed. The savory flavors of the peanuts and soy sauce match each other. The light texture is different from that of cashew nuts.
Salted PeanutsPeanuts are battered and seasoned with carefully selected high-quality salt sauce, then hand-rolled in nori seaweed. It has a light but exquisite salty taste that is addictive. You can enjoy the rich flavor of nori.
Wasabi SoybeansSoybeans battered and seasoned with wasabi-flavored sauce, then hand-rolled in nori seaweed. The bright green color looks and tastes refreshing. It has the sharpest flavor of the five types.
Soy Sauce SoybeansSoybeans battered and seasoned with soy sauce sauce, then hand-rolled in nori seaweed. The savory flavor of the soy sauce sauce and the richness of the soybeans are a perfect match. The strong flavor of the nori rounds out the overall taste.
The simplicity of this product makes it a favorite of men and women of all ages. The sticks are easy to eat, and the light texture will keep you coming back for more. They are perfect not only as a snack for tea, but also as a snack with alcohol.