It is Hot! Sadly, Summer time is almost over, but it's never too late for dessert; yummy delicious Japanese desserts. They're drastically different than what we're used to here in the states. Where most of our sweets are made with flour, butter, and cream; in Japanese cuisine, glutinous rice, agar agar gelatin, green tea and sweetened azuki red beans are used as confectionery staples. Let AsianFoodGrocer.com take you on a tour that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.