Here’s a Manjyu bun including bean paste with cherry leave’s aroma as well as a salted cherry flower on its top.
Sakura-shaped Dry Candy
Sometimes traditional Japanese sweets consult Japanese classical literature for inspiration. For example, this candy is based on a hiku poem by Matsuo Basho, one of the most influential hiku masters.
Even McDonald’s gives you a seasonal limited edition hamburger in spring. It consists of pork pate with Teriyaki sauce, fried egg, fresh lettuce, pinkish buns with cherry blossom scent and pinkish special mayonnaise.