What are spring delicacies in Japanese cooking? Here are popular springtime dishes.
Hinachirashi is a kind of chirashizushi (scattered sushi) for Japanese Girl's Day. Colorful toppings represent the seasons of spring.
Ichigo daifuku are Japanese daifuku cakes with strawberry and anko fillings.
Layered pork and cabbage are steamed with sake. The sweetness of cabbage and the rich flavor of pork is a good combination.
Nanohana are rapeseed plants which are widely eaten as spring greens in Japan. Boiled nanohana plants are dressed with karashi mustard dressing.