[Recipe] Sakura Mizu shingen mochi

Sakura Mizu shingen mochi recipe. This delicate sweet is perfect for spring~plus it is sakura season now in Japan. I love ohanami~ no matters how many times I go cherry blossoms viewing, I never get tired of it. Its really spectacular when the entire tree is filled with the pink/white flowers. Do you know mizu shingen mochi? ...

Sakura Onigiri Bento

Sakura Onigiri Bento. Bento perfect for ohanami~~ I was so totally thrilled when I received a set of Sakura goods from Nihon Ichiban, an e-store that carries literally anything from Japan, especially highly sought after goods by people living outside Japan. Sakura products are definitively one of the popular F&B products they carry. I cant wait to ...

Hello Kitty Ohanami Bento

Hello Kitty Ohanami Bento! Sakura season in Japan is one of the most romantic and beautiful~ What are some of your favourite ohanami spots? I have only enjoyed ohanami (cherry blossom viewing) in Tokyo, would love to see sakura in Kyoto too. Some of my favourite places include Sumida River (see pics below!) and Ueno Park. But I ...

Sakura Kanten Jelly Dessert

Sakura kanten jelly dessert! The one thing that excites me at the start of the year is spring~ I love all the beautiful things associated with spring. Especially sakura flowers. I was also inspired by a talented friend and artist of mine - @Lovelimzy.  She creates the most beautiful flora mixed media art pieces. Recently we met up ...