EXPLORE Explore the tradition of Wagashi
Wagashi craftsmen, required to make various kinds of Wagashi according to the season and Japan’s distinctive lifestyle, need to have the technique and expressiveness to reflect the subject.
The expressiveness and hand technique differs from craftsman to craftsman, therefore, of course, each Wagashi is different. This originality makes for a vast variety of Wagashi.
Now, we will introduce the technique of making three kinds of “Nerikiri” featuring “chrysanthemum flowers” on Video. The person making the Wagashi featuring three kinds of “chrysanthemum flowers” is Mr. Susumu Hasegawa who was qualified as an “excellent Wagashi craftsman.”