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Pickled Sakura Cherry Blossoms 1.06oz

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Pickled Sakura Cherry Blossoms 1.06oz

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Japanese are crazy about any kind of food with cherry blossoms (called sakura) during the season in April. Since centuries cherry blossoms are pickled to preserve them for occasions outside the season. Fresh cherry blossoms are soaked in Ume plum vinegar to preserve the pink color and then pickled in salt. This method has been developed many generations ago to make the unique flavor of cherry blossoms throughout the whole year. Pickled cherry blossoms are originally used to make sakura tea, which is used on special occasions such as weddings. When cooked together with rice it not only creates a beautiful colorful contrast but the rice also absorbs the flowery aromas of the cherry blossoms. But nowadays pickled sakura also made their entry into the world of desert. There is a growing number of Japanese and Western recipes with sakura


  • Salt pickled sakura cherry blossoms of highest quality with a beautiful dark pink color. These flowers are ideal for making cookies, sakura cheese, chiffon cake or jelly.
  • The flowers were harvested and processed in Japan and have been cleaned and debris have been removed.
  • Ingredients: Cherry Blossoms, Salt, Umeboshi Vinegar, Shelf-life: 1 Year, Please store in a dry environment
  • Made in Japan by: CHINRIU
  • CHINRIU was established in 1871 by the last chief cook of Odawara castle and is now run by the fifth generation of the same family. The company is well known for the high quality of its traditional Japanese ingredients made of Ume plum, Red Shiso and Sakura cherry blossoms.

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