Miso is one of the most important ingredients for traditional Japanese cooking. It’s not only for miso soup but also using for fish , meat dishes as well. But Miso soup is the most common recipe to use miso and the taste of Miso very much depends on the region in Japan. For example, Kyoto… Read More Miso soup
It is Rose cabbage ! You can not miss them in winter. Because it’s typical plant for the new year in Japan. Maybe because of the colour, red ( well, it’s not proper red though) and white, the combination is for “good luck” ” happiness ” etc .. anyway something good. So many public places… Read More Typical winter garden flower in Japan
Lazy Saturday , wanted to something for elevens , it’s time for muffin 😀 The other day , I bought a muffin tray which is very limited, producted by the project team collaborated cake company and steel company. There are many great tips and ideas to make muffin. But one of the essential to make… Read More Biscuit & Muffin
But we eat ice cream, stair fried rice, beer … not Sushi 😀 ( many restaurants and pubs close at 0:00-0:30. Some are open for 24 hours ) It’s 0:30 AM .. with my colleagues working for the palliative care unit after our shift. I am so lucky to work with these fantastic colleagues. We… Read More Midnight at Sushi restaurant
Tide and “born ” or ” death” do you think it’s related ? I personally think so. Because when it’s high tide flow, many babies are born and when it’s low tide, patients pass away.. I don’t say “everyone””always” but it happens often. When it’s ” Super moon”, my friend ( she is midwife) said… Read More Do you believe ?
Today’s lunch box ( vegetarian ) Tofu croquet ( I got some very fresh “Okara” from a local tofu shop ) stair-fried paprika & green beans noodle pumpkin salad aubergine cooked with soup Topping ( for rice) is very colourful 🙂 all of them are dried vegetables and seaweed. Busy day in ahead at work… Read More Today’s lunch box
Common Osmanthus flower is orange. but sometimes we find “white” Osmanthus , the smell of the flower is different. It’s still sweet but a bit lighter than common orange one, and a hint of citrus (ish) , fresh aroma 🙂
20:30 pm just I wanted to have a cup of nice coffee at somewhere quiet place, reading a book or newspaper , not Internet news. Café is ok but sometimes there are too many young girls chattering too loud ( OK, OK I am Old .. lol ) .When I was back to Japan… Read More switch off ..
Yes, Sashimi is ” sliced raw fish ( or shell fish) “. Of course they should be very fresh and be prepared properly. The traditional Sashimi dish is, They always are served with thick soya sauce and wasabi paste. Last night I went out with my friends to have meal and catch up each other.… Read More Modern “Sashimi”
Its a pumpkin ! Even though the name is “Sweet dragon”( 甘龍 ) There are many different type of pumpkins in Japan. And we choose a pumpkin depending on the recipe. some are a bit sticky texture, some are quite potato like texture. This “dragon” 🙂 is very sweet as the name says. The shape… Read More Sweet Dragon