Experience Cherry Blossoms in Spring
WOWBOX is taking you on a little adventure for the taste buds as we enter the spring season! 'Sakura' or Cherry Blossoms are a symbol of spring in Japan. Japan celebrates the sakura season in every possible way, including through food and drinks, with must-try sakura flavors unique to the Japanese culture!
What is Sakura Season?
Sakura or cherry blossom are a massive part of Japan's culture and history, as it symbolizes renewal, optimism, and transience of life. Sakura is also considered to be a representation of spring, hope, and new life.
This 2021 you can expect them to open around March 18 in Tokyo.
Current Forecast in Major Cities:
Sapporo - April 23
Tokyo - March 18
Nagoya - March 21
Osaka - March 24
Fukuoka - March 20
What is Sakura Flavor?
Don't confuse Sakura flavor to be cherry fruit! The taste of Sakura is more subtle. It is sweet mild floral flavor with a hint of the flower's fragrance! When heating the cherry blossom in tea or pickling, it brings out a light sourness taste.
A well known classic spring treat is the Sakuramochi that consists of mochi rice cake filled with sweet bean paste and wrapped in salted sakura leaf. The leaf is edible and perfect for spring.
Must Eat in Spring Season
FEATURING SNACK BRAND: FEVE
Feve features a lot of sweet nut snacks, with sugary touches and fruits. The shop is located in Jiyugaoka, a place known for having trendy sweets and desserts in Tokyo. Feve has gained popularity by transforming simple beans and nuts into delicacies by the hands of Hironobu Tsujiguchi, a celebrated pastry chef in modern Japan.
Feve Cashew x Sakura
A popular limited-time product with a crispy texture and a slight spread of the cherry blossom flavor. Served with sweet and sour dried cranberries. The package design features a cherry blossom motif, perfect for spring in Japan.
Kyoto kimono cookies, maiko cookies, and even cat cookies! Have you tried them yet? WOWBOX has it for you through our upcoming 'Kyoto Box.'
Our Sakura Boxes
Are you ready to take this adventure & taste the flavors os spring season in Japan? We got the perfect box for you filled with unique Sakura flavored Japanese specialty snacks that you don't want to miss!