This is the green tea of the Japanese tea ceremony (called mattcha; 抹茶) served with a Kyoto-style sweet called a sakura mochi (桜餅), which is wrapped with a pickled leaf of the flowering cherry tree.
I like the matching colors ! you did perfectly well
12 Apr 2011 7:37am
Such attention to detail is nourishment in itself !
12 Apr 2011 9:04am
The Japanese and Native American methodologies, attitudes, and philosophies are as close to the earth and mother nature as anyting I have ever seen.....just magnificent and this image is fantastic GJC..Your focus and composition are marvelous! Have a wonderful week!
12 Apr 2011 1:32pm
An excellent composition. Many days I drink a cup of green tea with a sakura mochi ... I love it. Thanks for the evocation friend! Best regards, Adela
12 Apr 2011 7:18pm
I love mattcha and this beautiful photo.
12 Apr 2011 7:56pm
An elegant image. The colors go so well together.
16 Apr 2011 4:16pm
Great colours! I didn't know the leaf of the flowering cherry tree is edible!
17 Apr 2011 4:32am
Great composition and colors in this beautiful elegant picture.
17 Apr 2011 6:02pm
Your masterful power of suggestion...I love this kind of shots that you do so well!
18 Apr 2011 5:30am
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NIKON D3001/6 secondF/5.3ISO 400142 mm (35mm equiv.)
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