Japanese Pickled Sakura Cherry Blossoms - 100g
These edible cherry blossoms are pickled and dried in salt. They are preserved as a way to commemorate the welcoming of the spring season. In Japan, salted cherry blossoms are used to make a tea called sakuracha (桜茶) and served during celebrations such as wedding ceremonies.
Because these pickled flowers are lightly salty and contain a beautiful floral scent, they are also used for sweet and savory dishes. It can add a sweet pink hue to colour your dishes or desserts.
- Ideal for making cookies, sakura cheese, chiffon cake and jello
- Used in recipes such as Cherry Blossom Milk puddings, Cherry Blossom cookies, Cherry Blossom Onigiri, Cherry Blossom Madeleines, Cherry Blossom Jelly, Cherry Blossom Chiffon Cakes, Sakura Salt and etc.
- Please soak the blossoms in cold water for 60 min before using in order to remove the salt
- Join our Cooking classes to learn more about how to use this condiment in your daily cooking. (Hanakago Bento Class or Japanese Dessert Making Class)