Nestled within the bustling city of Asakusa, Japan sits a young man with a calm smile on his face. He is quickly snipping away at a ball of melted sugar and transforming it into adorable works of edible art in front of a crowd of hypnotized onlookers. What is he doing that is dazzling his audience, you ask? Allow us to introduce you to Shinri Tezuka, the craftsman dedicated to preserving a tradition that is just as sweet to look at, as it is to taste!
By Renee Laroche-Rheaume