The Japanese kappa (known as 河童) is one of Japan’s best-known folklore characters. A type of Japanese yokai, this water deity is a scaly, aquatic creature that can be found in bodies of water.
Want to support the traditional Japanese snack business but not sure how? We here at Sakuraco are trying to connect local makers with the world.
Not sure which authentic Japanese snack box you should order? Take a look at a booklet comparison between Sakuraco and Bokksu.
Chopsticks are not just disposable things to throw away, the special laquered chopsticks made by Tanaka Hashiten are masterpieces.
Sakuraco has the authentic Japanese sakura experience from flower viewing to sakura infused foods and teas.
Ever wondered how traditional Japanese sweets got their taste and unique shapes? Take a look at the traditonal art of Wasanbon and how to make this iconic wagashi.
Gift giving in Japan (and gift receiving) is a true art, entrenched with many customs and unspoken etiquette. Whether it’s the different types of gifts, the varying times of year for gift giving, or even how many hands to use to accept a gift, there is much to learn.