Even if it’s for a good cause, what would possess you to invent soy sauce ice cream? I guess the Japanese must like it, or at least one confectionary company hopes so. Proceeds from its latest potentially disgusting flavour go towards reconstruction of Rikuzentakata city, which was totally flattened by the tsunami.
Disguised as vanilla in colour, the “well-balanced, salty, yet sweet, ice cream” is the creation of confectioner, Hirota, teamed up with the Yamani Soy Sauce co, which is based in the ruined city in the north of Japan.
A portion of the interesting new flavour will set you back just over £2, but you’ll have to fly over to Japan to get it. Hopefully, this’ll be one thing that doesn’t make it over to the UK from the land of strangeness and technology — I wouldn’t want to bite into a scoop of delicious vanilla only to discover disgusting-sounding soy sauce flavour in its stead. [Reuters]
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