Kakigori (Shaved Ice)

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Kakigori | Fluffy Powder Snow Texture

Kakigori | Fluffy Powder Snow Texture

Kakigori is Japanese shaved ice served with syrup, especially popular during the summer. The ice is shaved in a way that it has a fluffy powder snow like texture. The ice is shaved using either a manual shaved ice maker or nowadays electric machines are also available. The most popular types of syrup are strawberry, lemon, melon, and one called "blue hawaii". Blue hawaii's color is meant to represent the blue ocean of hawaii and has a somewhat tropical flavor.

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