#249: Kaki-gori (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#249: Kaki-gori (category: dessert)


Kaki-gori is the Japanese name for so-called shaved ice. The word "kaki" is "shaving" in English and "gori" is another pronunciation of "kori (meaning ice)". So, "kaki-gori" literally means "shaving ice", actually indicating "shaved ice".

As in many countries, Japanese people love to eat kaki-gori with various fruit syrups. Also, kaki-gori with condensed milk or ocha (refer to #012) are popular as well. In ancient times, people shaved ice with katana (refer to #005).

Kaki-gori Japan

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