Sunday, June 2, 2013

Minamoto Kitchoan, New York, Part 2: Sakuranbo

A few months back I wrote about perfect chocolate mochi that my Mother gave me from Minamoto Kitchoan, a Japanese Wagashi shop in New York City (click here to read original blog entry. Lucky for me, I ran into the purveyors from Minamoto Kitchoan soon after at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom) Festival and was able to sample a few more of their delicate snacks. The Sakuranbo is exquisite. Unfortunately, mine got a bit melted in the hot afternoon heat, but this gives you an idea. A single cherry is suspended in mild, sweet jell that dissolves instantly in the mouth. Watch out for the pit. This was definitely one of the prettiest sweets I've encountered.

Score: 4

1 comment:

  1. Wagashi? That's a new word for me! I love the concept and packaging of these sweets.