Milky Way Night skies are another popular motif to help keep cool in summer. Red bean paste and layers of blue-green hues mixed with gold flakes create a starry skyscape to transport you to the cold regions of space. So beautiful
『おいり』/ Oiri - Sweets for the Bride: Made from small round mochi pieces fluffed round in a heater and then colored. Oiri are given to a bride of the area, so that the newly wedded life will be round and round all over (maruku naru yoo ni).