TOKYO ARTRIP - Wagashi
Dive into the world of Wagashi. A tradition of making sweets that have been passed down generation to generation, keeping the recipe, the taste consistent, and making them look so delicious that you will not be able to resist.
In this edition of the 7 part series of exploring perspectives of art and design in Tokyo, Wagashi is introduced. Wagashi or traditional Japanese confectionery was originally created as offerings the Shinto Gods and Buddha but was later transitioned as snacks for the ordinary person. The four advisors in this edition will present to you, traditional Wagashi stores, specialty items, modern-day Wagashi, as well as where you can find Wagashi in Tokyo.
Tokyo Artrip is a 6 part bilingual guidebook series that introduces Japanese art, design, and culture. With each book covering different aspects and topics by experts accompanied by quality photos. This book is not only perfect to learn but is a great way to plan a trip to Japan! Currently, in this series, there are Japanese Green Tea, Wagashi, Architecture, Antiques, Sake, and Coffee Shops.
Established back in 1944, Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha has been operating as a publisher of books and magazines focusing on art and design. As of recently, they have started to publish visual magazines for wine and food.
• 4.7" W x 8.3" D x .75" H
• 4 Chapters
• 128 Pages
• Full Color Photos
• Tokyo, Japan