Day five’s theme for #Japanuary is “Sweets & snacks." I adore Japanese sweets—it doesn’t matter if they’re Japanese takes on French patisserie, modern convenience store snacks, or traditional confectionery—anything goes. That being said, I adore wagashi, and more specifically, nerikiri wagashi (練切和菓子) which are often made from white bean paste and red bean paste and sculpted into beautiful, delicate works of art that look too good to eat.
Lately I’ve been learning how to make wagashi myself, but I’ve been making an effort in Japan to try more from traditional artisans, too. This photo features two seasonal wagashi I had from the famous Toraya chain of sweets shops (@toraya.wagashi ) They aren’t to everyone’s taste (some fellow foreigners I’ve met can’t believe they’re made purely of beans), but I think they’re gorgeous in both flavour and design. Lately I’ve been able to get my hands on some pre-made white bean paste and proper wagashi sculpting tools, so I can’t wait to share some of my own designs once I’ve had more time to practice! Have you ever tried nerikiri wagashi?
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