Wagashi Sweets from Samurai Town
Kanazawa city, Ishikawa Pref.
FOOD 2015 30 minutes Episode(s): 1 english Japanese
The historical samurai town of Kanazawa is famous for Wagashi, the Japanese traditional sweets. The city is said to have the largest consumption of fresh wagashi. The different wagashis are traditionally made according to the four distinct seasons, adding elegance to people's daily lives. This documentary takes you on a journey in the world of sophisticated sweets, and important food culture from the samurai town.
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