Hikichigiri

On March 3rd, the Japanese people celebrate Hinamatsuri, the doll festival. Because March is also the time that the peach blossoms are in bloom, this festival is also called Momo no sekku, peach festival. This day is known as Girl's Day.

Hikichigiri is peculiar sweets at the Hinamatsuri of Kyoto.

 

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Taken on March 2, 2006