Sakura kit

GOURMANDE in OSAKA

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I’m equipped for the cherry blossom season that is looming… It’s really early this year. I’ve seen only pink ones so far, but within a few days, the country will be white.

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Japanese sakura sweets are flavored with pickles made the year before. I should make mines maybe, but well I’ve bought some. さくらの花(塩漬け), cherry blossom, pickled in salt.

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The leaves are also pickled but less salty.

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The flowers in the bin.

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They need a rinsing.

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Then you add petals to some food, let a pair of hours and they are magically flavored. You’ll see that in future posts.

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干菓子higashi (dry sweets) to go with matcha. I didn’t make those either.

Wagashi Saga : Japanese sweet posts and tutorials.

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One thought on “Sakura kit

  1. Haven’t read your blog for a long time! I hope you are well.
    I wish I can get these pickled sakura flower. I did try to pickle local cherry tree leaves once..It wasn’t edible! But it scented quite nice!

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