Why are Japanese peanuts Mexican?
The product’s name stems from a blend of its creator’s heritage and his location. A Japanese immigrant living in Mexico City invented this nutty confection in the late 1940s, first selling them in La Merced Market. He enrobed a peanut in a crunchy, thin shell made of wheat flour mixed with a bit of soy sauce.
What is Nishiyama?
De La Rosa Japones Nishiyama are Japanese coated peanuts that add an extra crunch to every bite. A large peanut coated with a crunchy shell flavored with a hint of spicy flavor. They are a delicious snack and work very well at parties.
What are cacahuates japones?
The peanut snack slowly became popular until there were lines of people waiting to buy the “cacahuates del japonés” (the Japanese guy’s peanuts).