07 December 2019 Saturday Day 8: Our last full day in Japan. We made a brief stop at Les Initiés once more, where Florian picked up another Chaussons aux Pommes and a Financier. The financier had beautiful caramel notes from the burnt butter, and its edges had a lovely crust that held a moist, tender … Continue reading Japan: Tsukiji and Harajuku, Tokyo.
06 December 2019 Friday Day 7: Just a hop, skip and a jump away from our ryokan, we found this cute bakery, Les Initiés, on our first morning in Tokyo. Florian's eyes lit up at the beautiful crusts on freshly baked breads and the glossy shine on the viennoiserie. He was absolutely spoilt for choice … Continue reading Japan: Ginza and Shinjuku, Tokyo.
05 December 2019 Thursday Day 6: Around 6am the next morning, Florian and I were up and training it from Sapporo Station to New Chitose Airport. We purchased our tickets the night before to spare ourselves the potential stress of waiting in line and delaying ourselves. Still imprinted in my memory was the flavour of … Continue reading Japan: Shibuya, Tokyo.