you must have heard about the utmost importance the japanese give to the cherry blossom season. there is an annual forecast. sakura viewing tours. the blue plastic sheets of the hanami parties littering the parks nation-wide are prepared. but there`s also an inflation of sakura-related products on sale: sakura jelly, sakura frappucino, sakura muffins and cakes. cosmetics. sakura everything.
come march, the stores are invaded by the pale pink products even if the actual flowers are still far away.
i had a sakura macaroon and it was good!