Category Archives: JAPANESE FOOD

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2022 (kingashinnen/きんがしんねん・謹賀新年)

I just want to say big thank you to all wordpress bloggers to visit my blogs. And wishing you all good health and happiness. The year 2022 may brings you all better prosperity!! Hope you had a lovely new year’s … Continue reading

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What is it? これなに? Hoshi imo? Dried Potatoes

One of the childhood memories I have is that I used to buy a grilled sweet potato. When the movable shop came, a man used to say 「Yaki imo, yaki imo, ishiyaki imo」thought a speaker so that we all know … Continue reading

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すき焼き(SUKIYAKI) これなに(何)?WHAT IS THIS?

The cold weather has arrived. In western countries, people might eat a sausage casserole and a beef and vegetable casserole to keep themselves warm. The Japanese eat a casserole/stew too. Thinking of keeping warm in this cold weather, I suddenly … Continue reading

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “うなぎの かばやき・ Grilled Eels”

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JAPANESE ANIME PICTURE BOOKS’ STORIES – アニメ絵本話 “うなぎの かばやき・ Grilled Eels”

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A Japanese Event in November – Shichi-go-san (七・五・三)

It is already November! Time flies. The season of the autumn leaves. Christmas is just round the corner. There are many events held in November in Japan. For instance, 3rd of November was a cultural day. However today I would … Continue reading

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A Japanese Event in October – Supotsu no hi (スポーツの日)/ Sports Day

Nowadays there are many events held in October in Japan. One of the a well-known events since I was a child is called Spotsu no hi currently names. (スポーツの日). Former name was Taiiku no hi (体育の日)and it was 10th of October … Continue reading

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AUTUMN Words 秋の言葉 (あきのことば)

Konnichiwa Just few weeks ago, we had a Indian summer but definitely the autumn has arrived. The air is cooler and my sun flowers are ending their life. The Japanese always say “Autumn is the best season for eating and … Continue reading

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A Japanese Event in September – Tukimi (Jyugoya)/ moon viewing

It has been Indian Summer here in UK however it feels that the autumn has already arrived. According to a calendar it is the autumn season. This time I introduce one of Japanese events in September. It is called Tukimi … Continue reading

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Takasaki Koube Tei

This is a place in Takasaki where you can eat fine beef at a reasonable price.

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A Japanese Event in August – A Japanese Summer Festival Obon [夏祭り/おぼん]

What is the Summer Festival・Obon? Obon (おぼん)is a Buddhist festival celebrating the return of the spirits of one’s ancestors. Toro (とうろう) lanterns are lit to welcome the ancestors back to the house. Having said that some religions does not do … Continue reading

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A Japanese Event in July – The Star Festival – Tanabata (七夕・たなばた)

Japan is an country of many events. Today is the Star Festival – Tanabata. A table of contents What is The Star Festival (Tanabata 七夕)? History of Tanabata The origin of Tanabata decorations(七夕飾り) 5 colors of Tanzaku (短冊) and the … Continue reading

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The Experiment With Mice 「The foods contained too much fat cause less hair」

According to the News Web Easy, the Tokyo Medical and Dental University and the Tokyo University as groups have studied the relation between foods and hairs and have published in a science magazine 「The Nature」. The group gave adult mice … Continue reading

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Tokyo Downtown – Katsushika Shibamata

I have a notification on my Facebook this morning saying that three year ago I was in Tokyo visiting Katsushika Shibamata. So I though I should introduce you this place. Perhaps the town is not introduced as a major sightseeing … Continue reading

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A Japanese Event in May – The Children’s Day (子供の日)

Compare to other countries, the Japan has many national holidays. As you may know Japan is at so called [Golden Week] holiday right now. It has started 29th of April this year and this long holiday will end 5th May … Continue reading

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Surprising Items You can Buy at Japanese Vending Machines!!!

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2021 TOP 5 Popular Japanese Foods

Top 5 popular Japanese foods ranking in 2021 Continue reading

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Sakura (Cherry-Blossom) Viewing, Hanami (花見)

Hanami (花見) The spring has come this year too wherever you are! I love Spring with two reasons. First, all things such as buts, sprouts, flowers and birds are awaken from long cold Winter and become active, the sign of … Continue reading

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Do You Know CHIRASHIZUSHI? ちらし寿司知ってる?

I have just came back from walking! I am so hungry! Even if we stay at home without doing any walking we still become hungry don’t we. It is a time to eat lunch!!! So Let’s prepare for lunch! Do … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! (あけましておめでとうございます)

Japanese Traditional New Year’s dishes (Osechi/おせち and Mochi/もち) In Japan, a new year is very important, just like Christmas in Western countries. Some spend the new year with families, gethering and celebrating the new year, cooking special dishes and drinking. … Continue reading

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