edible zen rock garden

Zen Rock Garden Sweets

How sweet is this edible garden! The Shinan-ji Temple Rock Garden is a unique collaboration between art directors Tomonori Saito, Shohei Sawada and Japanese confectioner Motohiro Inaba.

Named after a fictional temple, this miniature zen rock garden is made entirely from sweets. The rocks are made from black sesame paste, dusted at the base with matcha powder (to look like moss), and placed in a bed of sugar (resembling sand). A small wooden rake is also supplied in the candy box, to add a zen-like ambiance to this edible garden …

zen rock garden sweets

zen rock garden sweets

Photos by: Yuichi Nakatsu