Category Archives: food

AIDA CAFE&REST in Nara 森の小径とメンチカツ

There is a restaurant I want to take my friends when they come to Nara. Green Entrance The restaurant is surrounded by woods. You pass through a grove tunnel before you stand at the door. Even though the entrance of … Continue reading

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Rice Crops Tell Season 稲で季節を感じる

Rice field tells me the change of seasons because it always close to us. People living in East Asia and South-East Asia eat rice as their staple food. Have you found rice field vies when you travel in these areas? Such … Continue reading

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Roasted tea flavored pudding ほうじ茶プリン Cafe WAWA

This faintly sweet pudding must satisfy your tired body after hiking. ‘We boil roasted tea leaves with milk like royal milk tea. So this pudding doesn’t include eggs.’ A staff said. I’m sure eating with a little bit of Kuromitsu,natural … Continue reading

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Bamboo Pasta 竹の子パスタ

It’s a bamboo shoots food week in my home.Our dinner dish tonght is pasta !  Other ingredients are dried bonito,onion, bracken and spinch.

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Bamboo Shoots Harvest in Asuka 竹の子の収穫 明日香

Do you eat it in your country ? Bamboo shoots are popular ingredients of spring food in East Asia. I wonder if you eat them in your country or how. Though they are as expensive as 1,000 yen(about US$85) per one … Continue reading

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Invitation of Peony ,Hase-dera Temple 牡丹の招待状 長谷寺

Flower Leads to Prayer “Flowers are the invitation from temples.” I don’t remember it well, but a copy like that on an advertisement of a travel firm probably wanted to say that flowers in bloom at temples will promote people … Continue reading

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The Cherry Blossom Mountain,Yoshino 桜の吉野山

 Precious Pink  Cherry blossom is said “Sakura” in Japanese. Sakura was said just Hana ,means flower ,in ancient Japan. It means Sakura has been the most beloved flower in this country.After the massive earthquake hit north-east Japan March 11, blooming … Continue reading

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