Japanese wives make bento for the husband even they are annoyed and angry with him. Those obento are called Shikaeshi bento – revenge bento-. They are mean but somehow sweet and humorous. What would you do if you have one of them?
Zakuro (pomegranate / ザクロ) is one of my favourite fruits. It´s a little difficult to get small grains but it´s worth it. One day, my father brought me a pomegranate after the dinner. I didn´t know what it was and he told to eat just red grains. They looked like small ruby. I picked one and put it in my mouth. My face broke into a smile. I loved it.
About a week ago, Japanese people ate Kagami-mochi, the dried mochi. How can you make it softer? Sweets shop, Osakaya shows us how to make Noshi-mochi from dried Kagami-mochi.
5th of January is the day all fish markets in Japan begin the business of the year. Seeing bidding in Tsukiji market is very exciting. What´s the price for the tuna fish this year?