Posts from ‘March, 2012’

Sake with salted cherry blossoms

We celebrated my birthday at my fav sushi joint, Uchiko. One of the sushi chefs at prepared a sake drink for us of cold sake in which he soaked a salted cherry blossom. Yes, those cherry blossoms . They’re called “sakura-no-shiozuke. Fresh cherry blossoms are pickled with salt and vinegar and then preserved in salt. […]