“Sakura mochi” – cherry flavored soft sweet rice cake
sakura mochi （cherry flavored soft sweet rice cake） is well known representative of spring sweets in Japan. The picture shows the most common sakura mochi in my hometown. It looks like a cherry blossoms and is wrapped in a cherry blossom leaf which is picked with salts. You can eat it with the leaf. Some of them are used a real leaf. How to make it is differ according to area. You should try at least one of them.