【Japaense Souvenir List】in a Supermarket & Pharmacy スーパー・薬局で買える【日本のお土産】

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When you travel abroad, where do you buy souvenirs?? You buy them for your family, friends, lovers, coworkers and yourself, don’t you??

When we travel abroad, we usually need to buy many souvenirs for many people.

In supermarket, you can buy various Japanese food and everything we need. When I travel abroad, I often buy a lot of souvenirs in supermarket at the last day of that trip.

I’m going to write about souvenirs that you can buy in supermarket. Moreover, I recommend some souvenirs in pharmacy.

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  1. 20 Japanese souvenirs you can buy in a Supermarket
    1. Green Tea 緑茶 & Roasted Green Tea ほうじ茶 ¥150〜500
    2. Snacks お菓子
      1. Senbei (Rice cracker) せんべい ¥150〜500
      2. Matcha tasted sweets 抹茶味のお菓子 ¥100〜300
    3. Salad dressing ドレッシング ¥150~300
    4. Soy sauce 醤油 ¥100~300
    5. Mentsuyu (Noodle soup base)  めんつゆ ¥100~300
    6. Mayonnaise マヨネーズ ¥100~300
    7. Takoyaki & Okonomiyaki powder and sauce たこやきお好み焼き ¥200~400
    8. Miso Soup  味噌汁 ¥80~300
    9. Dashi no moto (Japanese soup stock)  だしの素 ¥100~500
    10. Nabe no moto (Hot pot soup stock) 鍋の素 ¥200~300
    11. Ochaduke (Rice with green tea soup) お茶漬け ¥100~300
    12. Furikake (Dried seasoning powder) ふりかけ ¥100~200
    13. Pasta sauce パスタソース ¥100~300
    14. Heat-and-eat instant Curry レトルトカレー ¥200~300
    15. Shichimi  七味  ¥100~200
    16. Wasabi  わさび  ¥100~200
    17. Cup Noodle カップヌードル  ¥100~300
    18. Dried Soba noodle&Udon noodle乾麺そば うどん ¥200~300
    19. Ready-to-eat boiled rice pack おかゆパック ¥150~200
    20. Alcohol 酒 ¥100~5000
  2. 3 useful Japanese medicines you can find in a Pharmacy
    1. Painkiller 鎮痛剤 ¥500~2000
    2. Medicine for the digestion  胃腸薬 ¥500~2000
    3. Medicine for diarrhea 下痢止め ¥800~2000
    4. Snacks お菓子
  3. I brought these Japanese things to Australia working holiday
  4. Be aware of each country’s export restrictions

20 Japanese souvenirs you can buy in a Supermarket

To buy souvenirs in supermarket has 2 good points.

Cheap!!!!
You can get many kinds of things at the same place!!!!
I went to the supermarket “SEIYU 西友”, which is one of major supermarket in Japan. You can find it at  every places in all Japan.
There are many supermarkets such as “Ito Yokado イトーヨーカドー”, “EAON イオン” and “Seijoishi 成城石井” in Japan.

Seijoishi

Green Tea 緑茶 & Roasted Green Tea ほうじ茶 ¥150〜500

Tea bag is easy to make. That’s why this is good for gift.

 

 

 

 

Snacks お菓子

Senbei (Rice cracker) せんべい ¥150〜500

Senbei goes well with green tea. My grand mother really loves them.haha

The taste is basically salt or soy sauce.

Matcha tasted sweets 抹茶味のお菓子 ¥100〜300

Matcha tasted sweets are popular among Japanese and also foreigners.

Matcha tasted chocolate is very nice. I think this is really good Japanese souvenir.

 

 

“Okashi no Machioka おかしのまちおか” is also a nice shop to buy snacks, because there are many kinds of snacks at a reasonable price!

Salad dressing ドレッシング ¥150~300

You can find various flavor salad dressings.

Sesami flavor, soy sauce flavor, black vinegar flavor and so on.

My favorite is a black vinegar flavor dressing.

 

 

 

Soy sauce 醤油 ¥100~300

As you know, soy sauce is Japanese basic taste.

We usually use it for cooking, and eat Sushi, Sashimi with soy sause.

There is also small size soy sauce.

 

 

 

 

Mentsuyu (Noodle soup base)  めんつゆ ¥100~300

We use it with Soba noodle, Udon noodle and cooking Japanese cuisines.

I often cooked something with Mentsuyu.

This is good for cooking a Japanese taste pasta as well.

 

 

Mayonnaise マヨネーズ ¥100~300

This is good for salad, Karaage(deep fried chicken), Yakisoba(fried noodle), and cooking.

Mayonnaise is made from egg, oil and inegar.

 

 

Takoyaki & Okonomiyaki powder and sauce たこやきお好み焼き ¥200~400

If you use these things, you can cook Takoyaki and Okonomiyaki easily! We sometimes hold Takoyaki party or Okonomiyaki party with friend. We cook and eat together.

Miso Soup  味噌汁 ¥80~300

You can make Miso soup very easily and quickly. Some Miso soup packs are very cheap(less then 100 yen). There is also Miso pack, but this is heavy to carry.

Dashi no moto (Japanese soup stock)  だしの素 ¥100~500

We use it for cooking Japanese cuisines. Soft and deep taste will remind you of Japan.

This is a traditional Japanese seasoning which is made from bonito or kelp.

It takes long time to make Dashi, so Dashi no moto is really useful.

 

Nabe no moto (Hot pot soup stock) 鍋の素 ¥200~300

You can make Nabe(Hot pot) easily.

First, you just cut ingredients such as vegetables, meat, Tofu, and mushrooms. Next, you boil Nabe no moto(and water) and put ingredients into hot pot.

We sometimes hold Nabe party with friends as well.

 

 

Ochaduke (Rice with green tea soup) お茶漬け ¥100~300

You can make Ochaduke with rice and hot water and Ochaduke stock. This tastes salty green tea.

Furikake (Dried seasoning powder) ふりかけ ¥100~200

 

Sprinkle Furikake on rice. Furikake has a lot of flavors.

 

 

 

 

 

Pasta sauce パスタソース ¥100~300

You just mix pasta sauce with pasta noodle.

You can choose basic pasta flavors and Japanese unique flavors.

 

 

 

Heat-and-eat instant Curry レトルトカレー ¥200~300

Just boil or heat this curry pack, and then serve with rice.

It’s very easy to make Japanese curry rice.

 

 

 

Shichimi  七味  ¥100~200

Shichimi is red pepper with seven kinds of spices.

We sprinkle it to Udon, Soba, Donburi(Rice bowl),ex. I recommend it for those who like spicy food.

 

 

 

Wasabi  わさび  ¥100~200

 

Wasabi is Japanese horseradish. This is so spicy.

This goes well with sushi and sashimi.

 

 

Cup Noodle カップヌードル  ¥100~300

You can make it in just 3 min to 5 min. Noodle types are Ramen, Udon, and Soba.

When I have no time to cook, or I don’t want to cook something, I often eat a cup noodle.

Dried Soba noodle&Udon noodle乾麺そば うどん ¥200~300

 

Boil water and put it into the water, and then wait for about 10 min.

Take out the noodle and put it on Mentsuyu.

 

 

 

 

Ready-to-eat boiled rice pack おかゆパック ¥150~200

 

You can eat it instantly.

That’s why this is good as a disaster prevention food too.

Boiled rice is good for stomach as well.

 

 

Alcohol 酒 ¥100~5000

You can see many kinds of alcohol such as beer, wine, Japanese sake, shochu, and plum wine.

3 useful Japanese medicines you can find in a Pharmacy

I went to a pharmacy “Kokumin”.

There are many pharmacy such as “Matsumoto Kiyoshi マツモトキヨシ” and “Sun drug サンドラッグ” in Japan.

Painkiller 鎮痛剤 ¥500~2000

When you have headache, period pain and some pain, it will help you. My favorite painkiller is “EVE”.

After eat it, it will work well in about 30 min to 1 hour.

I always bring it to everywhere.

 

 

Medicine for the digestion  胃腸薬 ¥500~2000

When your intestine is not working well, intestinal “Shin Biofermin S 新ビオフェルミンS” is good for your intestine.

When you have stomach ache, “Panciron パンシロン” will work well. For example, when you ate too much or drank too much.

“Seirogan セイロガン” is good for both problems.

Medicine for diarrhea 下痢止め ¥800~2000

When you are urgent, this will help you immediately! “Sutoppa Geridome EX ストッパ下痢止めEX” is popular. It is good to have as a charm.

Snacks お菓子

 

You can buy snacks in a pharmacy as well!

Basically you can buy them at a reasonable price.

 

 

 

I brought these Japanese things to Australia working holiday

  • Green tea and roasted green tea pack
  • Senbei
  • Soy sauce
  • Dashi no moto
  • Nabe no moto
  • Furikake
  • Shichimi
  • Wasabi
  • Miso soup
  • Pain killer
  • Medicine for stomach
  • Medicine for diarrhea

They were necessary for my life in Australia. Sometimes I gave some of them to my foreign fiends. I was happy when they are interested in Japanese things 🙂

Be aware of each country’s export restrictions

I think Japanese supermarket is wonderful because I can get all I need, products quality is high, they are not expensive.

Please make sure about export restrictions if you had to come back to overseas.

Thank you for reading(#^^#)

 

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