31st of August is the day of vegetable in Japan
Do you know what day is today? It´s Yasai no hi in Japan. Do you know why?
Let´s eat eels on the day of cow? – Doyo no Ushi no Hi
Today is Doyo no Ushi no Hi in Japan. It´s the day Japanese people consume eels the most during the year to beat the summer heat. Why eels? And what does Doyo no ushi no hi means?
Japanese TV drama, SUIKA
I was totally addicted to this TV drama, SUIKA. Not only the location was where I grew up but also I just wanted to have those friends in my life who help me to think how to live happily.
Let´s make Shiratama – Japanese cooking
The other day I was at my friend´s house and we started making Shiratama, one of the Japanese sweets. It´s similar to mochi but much easier to make as long as you have shiratama flour. Here is the recipe. Let´s try!
How to make Noshi-mochi from Kagami-mochi – Learn with Osakaya
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.
Why Japanese people eat Nanakusa-Gayu?
7th of January you can see a pack of herbs in any supermarkets in Japan. It´s the day of Nanakusa-gayu when people eat some porridge with seven spring herbs.
Japanese home remedies
I prefer curing myself with home remedy than taking a medicine. Burned leek for a soar throat, burned Umeboshi tea for releasing the fever. It´s an old fashion but it works.
Japanese Cooking – Tatsuta-age
Have you ever tried tatsuta-age? it´s a Japanese style fried chicken. It´s easy to make. Here is the recipe.
Japanese mums get stressed about making Obento
For Japanese people, the presentation of food is important. But recent Obento battle seems to be escalated. What Obento Japanese mums make?
Challenge to the robot sushi chef
To be a Sushi chef is a long way but if a machine can do it? Suzumo´s Sushi machine makes 3,300 maki-zushi per hour. Do we still need a Sushi chef?