Gosomi are fantastic little biscuits with hints of coconut and sesame. They are super thin, very crispy and melt away on your tongue is seconds. The texture is a sensory wonder. The flavor is complex... its light, sweet, a little toasty and distinctly nutty with a taste of coconut. The packaging is very cute though a little odd. A golden yellow wrapper is decorated with fairytale-like illustrations of a little girl and a scooter and a baby rocker. If nothing else, the wrapper accurately (and strangely) conveys the idea of delicacy. I have been enjoying these treats for a while, knowing relatively nothing about them. Trying to add them to ThisNext forced me to do some serious research. Turns out, Gosomi is one of many snacks made by a large company called Orion Corp out of Seoul, Korea. This biscuit was reintroduced back in 2002, though there is nothing else said about its heritage. I did find out that "the sophisticated and modern packaging was designed by Komine Yuri, a Japanese illustrator for creative and mysterious-looking illustrations" Now that I've lectured you, treat yourself to a reward. Get some Gosomi!
Such a classic snack! I was amazed to find that these were even available anymore. I used to enjoy eating them so much, as well as carrying around the box with the little string that is attached to the top like a purse strap.
Use these for creamer and sugar or opt for small snacks and condiments.
We can't get enough of these animal crackers! Fun snack ,organic ingredients, and perfectly yummy!!!