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A Trip Around the World With Snacks by Laura Pascual KitKat Matcha Green Tea (Japan) KitKat Matcha Green Tea is a japanese snack. “It tastes like green tea, but sweeter” said 9th grader Drabya Bikram. Although KitKats have many dif- ferent flavors, their most unique flavors are sold in Japan. Obleas (Colombia) Obleas are paper-tex- tured type of biscuit from Colombia, Venezu- ela, Chile, Mexico, and Costa Rica. Obleas, in these countries, are usually filled with sweet things such as dulce de leche, chocolate or jam. In Spain, they are also very pop- ular, but are not filled with anything. Macaroon (France) Macaroons are famous all around the world but they were first made in France. They are hemi- spherically shaped cookies bound with cream. There are many differ- ent kinds of flavors, such us caramel, chocolate, raspberry and more. Pan di Stelle (Italy) Doritos (USA) Pan di Stelle is a sweet Doritos are a very pop- type of snack from Italy. ular snack from the USA They are cookies with They come in a variety white sugar stars. Pan di of flavors such us nacho Stelle cookies can teach cheese, bbq and more. four year olds about astronomy. Since they come They are a crunchy and delicious snack to have in a bag, they can also hold fresh for a while. in your bag. Toddynho (Brazil) Toddynho is a very pop- ular drink. It is basically sweet chocolate milk. You can think of it as a sweeter Brazilian ver- sion of Nesquik. Shindangdong Tteokbokki (South Korea) Shindangdong Tteok- bokki is very popular in Korea. It also tastes sweet but it is also quite spicy. Many people like this snack because it tastes so similar to real tteokbokki. Shindangdong Tteokbokki has the texture of crackers and that makes them even more interesting.