– The season of cherry blossoms is back in full bloom at Isetan Serangoon Central, bringing with it the sights, smells and taste that is Sakura Matsuri –
Singapore, 12 February 2018 – Back by popular demand, Isetan brings back the flavours of Sakura and some of Japan’s best loved food during the Hanami this season from 27 March till 8 April. Hanami (観桜)is part of Japan’s long-standing tradition of welcoming spring, and enjoying the transient beauty of cherry blossoms blooming across the country. The Japanese enjoy Hanami with their family and friends with picnics under the Sakura trees. Enjoy a wide selection of Hanami food and cultural products at our fair.
NEW AT SAKURA MATSURI
For the first time, the seasonal Kyoto cherry blossom will be available for purchase at Sakura Matsuri. Beautiful and unique, they are the perfect addition to anyone’s home.
A sweet pink mocha filled with red bean paste, makes for a delectable yet beautiful dessert that matches the landscape.
TOP FAVOURITES AT SAKURA MATSURI
Takoyaki are the best food to have during Hanami where Japanese gather with their families, friends or colleagues to have a picnic under the Sakura tree.
Sweet and densely textured, sweet potatoes are the perfect snack to enjoy during picnics with friends and family under the sakura blossoms.
The Orion Sakura Beer is a 100% Malt Beer that is from Okinawa, Japan. Through an optimized manufacturing process, the rich and flavourful beer is brought out. The perfect beer to celebrate the beginning of Spring.
Creamy with a natural tinge of sweetness, Amazake is a popular drink during the Hanami and New Year celebrations. Made from fermented rice kohi and Aspergillus Oryzar, it is a traditional drink that dates back hundreds of years.
SAKURA BLOOMS AT SAKURA MATSURI
The Kitaoka Sakura Sarasara liquor perfectly encapsulates a Yoshino cherry blossom in full bloom. An incredibly light liquor with a sweet taste, it has an aroma of barley shochu and fruits.Perfect for drinking in a spritzer or cocktail, get a taste of Spring in this bottle.
Best served chilled, the Kirakira liquor’s sweet flavor is accentuated with a flowery, tangy note and goes well in cocktail mixtures or with champagne. Three sakura flowers in full blossom steeped within the liquor add a touch of artistic class.