Tag: sweets

Yuki ma no kusa

 

To those who wait only for flowers show them a sprig of grass under the snow in a mountain village ~Fujiwara no Ietaka

 

 

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Today’s sweet

Yuki no ume

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Today’s sweet

 

Yanagi ume – Willow and plum

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Today’s sweet

Today’s sweet matsu shima – pine island

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Photos from the sweets workshop

Kanten comes in many types, from powder, to threads, to dried blocks.  The trick is to get the ratio right.  We used a powder that I was not familiar with and the sweets turned out to be so hard they were like hockey pucks and had to be discarded.

Molding the koi for …

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