An early summer wagashi (Japanese traditional sweets) of 'lily of the valley' motif. The gradated dough & flowers are made of ういろう (uirō) a sweet rice jelly, with 白餡 (shiro-an) a white bean jam fillings. ☆ぼかしを入れたういろう生地に、ういろうで出来たスズラン。中は白餡。
Lily Luke 12:27 Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not; and yet I say unto you, that Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.
Water Lilies, Shiga Highlands, Nagano, Japan 睡蓮 志賀高原 長野