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Salt Pickled Dried Sakura Cherry Blossoms, 30g

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$5.02

Enjoy the flavor of cherry blossoms all year. Edible cherry blossoms are pickled and dried in salt and are used in Japan for tea during celebrations such as weddings. You can also make delicious cherry blossom rice or cherry blossom cookies. 

 Our sakura cherry blossoms have a strong pink color and consist of whole flowers only. Before packaging we are checking every single flower and removing debris as well as broken cherry blossoms. As a result you are able to use each of the about 35 flowers inside the 30g cherry blossom pack.

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  • Product Number1001147
    Time Until Shipping1 day
    BrandCHINRIU
    Contents30g (1.06oz), approx. 35 pieces
    Shelf Life12 months
    AllergensNo food allergens
    StorageKeep in the refrigerator after opening
    Made InJapan
    PrefectureKanagawa
    Ingredientssalt, umeboshi vinegar (ume plum, salt, red shiso), cherry blossoms
    Certificates / SpecialtyHalal (not certified), No GMO, Vegan
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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. We are collecting an ever growing list of great sakura recipes on our blog.

  • Logo CHINRIU HONTEN

    CHINRIU is a specialist for condiments, pickles and sweets made of ume plum, red shiso and sakura cherry blossoms. The company was established in 1871 by the last chief cook of Odawara castle - Monya KOMINE - and is now run by the fifth generation of the KOMINE family.

    In Japan, the CHINRIU brand is well known for the quality of its products, which are sold in own shops as well as major department stores and premium super markets.

    CHINRIU products clean and natural, without the usage of unnecessary enhancers. Furthermore, many products are suitable to a wide range of diets such as Gluten Free, Vegan, Halal, Kosher, Rawfood and Macrobiotic. 

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