Ryokan SHIBAYA in Kanazawa - Japanese Style Hostel

at home at Ryokan Shibaya (3 minutes walk from the JR Kanazawa Station)

Japanese cake

     7:20AM
     
15th  cloudiness  The sky in the west is pitch-dark.
             It looks like it could start raining at any moment.



     
Many traditional Japanese cake that brings luck remain in Kanazawa.
"Goshikinamagashi" is a Japanese cake for Kanazawa's marriage.
The bride go the rounds of courtesy calls with it.
It shows the blessing of five kinds of universes.



     

    
sun      "sasara"         

 
moon     "manjyuu"

  
mountain     "igara"

  
sea     "uzura"

  
soil     "mushiyoukan"

They can be bought at kanazawa station for 140yen a piece.


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Comments:

Wonderfull

Recently, the chance to eat this traditional cake has decreased for me.

I sometimes get intense cravings for "igara""mushiyoukan" and I go to station to buy it.

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