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The official first day of spring might be March 20 but that doesn't stop the influx of sakura-inspired items appearing in Tokyo starting as early as February – perhaps to coincide with the blooming of the winter cherry blossoms. These pastel pink cherry blossom-flavoured desserts and drinks make for perfect Instagram-fodder and with hanami season just around the corner (the 2020 forecast predicts mid-March), we've rounded up some of the best seasonal sakura desserts and drinks to indulge in while waiting for milder temperatures to hit our city.
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