Pairing 1; Omelet, Salad and White Wine Grape Variety: Ryugan | Pairing 2; Risotto, Fish dish and White Wine | Pairing 3; Meat dish and Red Wine Grape Variety: Muscat Bailey A | Dessert | Q & A
Wishing you and your loved ones happy holidays, a season full of joy and cheer. Related posts: The foliage season has come! HAPPY NEW YEAR 2…Continue reading Season’s Greetings
Foods matching Japanese SAKE – Part 1 HEALTHY FOODS
Nagano Prefecture is very popular as the longest average life span of the residents as well as the multitude of Jizake (locally brewed SAKE)…Continue reading Foods matching Japanese SAKE – Part 1 HEALTHY FOODS
Kanoko (fawn design)
“Kanoko” means “fawn”. This pattern is similar to spots on a fawn’s back and the name was derived from it. Thi…Continue reading Kanoko (fawn design)
Cherry blossom season has come in Japan!
Related posts: Sakura (cherry blossoms) 2014 Season’s Greetings Sakura (Japanese Cherry) Sakura (cherry blossoms) The foliage season T…Continue reading Cherry blossom season has come in Japan!
How to clean your treasured Kimono & Obi?
Cleaning kimono is very delicate matter even in Japan.
Cleaning shops that specialize in washing kimono & obi (and other things relating to kimono) are required high quality techniques and expertise.
Chrysanthemum blooms in autumn and is the representative flower of Japan as well as Sakura and the symbol of longevity. Its motif is used fo…Continue reading KIKU (Chrysanthemum)
Edo Moji/ Edomoji (Edo Style Characters) – Kanji & Hiragana
Edo Moji (Edo Style Characters) is a generic term of designed characters which were mainly used in Edo period (17-19C). It has various kinds…Continue reading Edo Moji/ Edomoji (Edo Style Characters) – Kanji & Hiragana
Luxury Glassware- Sumida Glassware Market
Go treasure-hunting! Glassworks such as luxury crystal cut glass or handmade ornaments by high-skilled glassworkers at a bargain price. In d…Continue reading Luxury Glassware- Sumida Glassware Market
Shibori Tie-dyeing with Sakura wood chip!
Preparation | Spot patterns | Stripe pattern | Abstract pattern | Hexagon & square patterns | Dyeing & Coordinating with Kimono and …Continue reading Shibori Tie-dyeing with Sakura wood chip!
Chichibu Whisky Matsuri (A whisky festival in Japan)
A whisky festival, “Chichibu Whisky Matsuri (festival)” is an annual event in Chichibu (Saitama pref.), where one of the famous Japanese whi…Continue reading Chichibu Whisky Matsuri (A whisky festival in Japan)
Sanada, the best warrior (Samurai) in Japan
What is Sanada clan? | Rokumonsen, their crest | The best warrior in Japan | Sanada Strap What is Sanada clan? The land of Sanada’s or…Continue reading Sanada, the best warrior (Samurai) in Japan