Sakura Food & Drinks to Celebrate Cherry Blossom Season

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  • Sakura Onigiri and Inari-Zushi, rice balls made with sakura, that’s perfect to take on a picnic.
  • Sakura mochi is a traditional
  • Sakura Sake, the sakura aroma and taste are unmistakeable.
  • Sakura manju is a wagashi pastry made of steamed dough that's filled with sweet bean paste.
  • Sakura Macarons are a French confectionery that has become popular in Japan.

Sakura trees are only in bloom for a few short weeks, which end in a dramatic shower of petals like falling snow. These petals and blossoms, along with the sakura tree’s leaves, can actually be used in Japanese cuisine for a number of traditional desserts.

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