Nara sweet and sumi -①

◆ Nara sweets
Nara is only an ancient city of Japan, and various cultures have been transmitted from the continent, and those that have been greatly influenced have spread throughout Japan. Nara-born sweets are one of them. When you walk around the city of Nara, you will find many Japanese confectionery shops.

◆ A confectionery tree made from cherry trees
Among the Japanese sweets, dried sweets called rakugan are made using a special cherry tree pattern. Special wooden molds carved and created by professional craftsmen are very fun to see because they have characteristics such as shape and size. Many of them are related to celebration, and the dried confections are worthless to eat. Kinkoen makes sumi using the wood pattern used for this rakugan.

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