Ishigaki Island

Had a rest at a herb garden

Miranda

[ Apr.2017 ] On the day when we took a taxi to tour around Ishigaki Island in Okinawa, Japan, we passed lunch time without noticing, so instead of having a proper lunch, we had a…

Ishigaki Island

Ishigaki beef, purple yam and Awamori

Miranda

[ Apr.2017 ] The first dinner we had in Ishigaki Island in Okinawa, Japan was the steak of Ishigaki beef. In the past, I only knew Kobe beef and Matsusaka beef and a couple more,…

Niigata

Visiting a sake brewery again

Miranda

[ Sept.2016 ] Niigata in Japan is famous for its sake. You cannot leave here without visiting a sake brewery or two. We visited one in the past when we came here a few years…

Sado Island

Tasty foods from rich local foodstuffs

Miranda

[ Aug.2016 ] This photo is a part of feast we had in our hotel in Sado Island in Japan. This time we stayed two nights in a hotel called Ryokan Urashima and on the…

Japan

Hida Beef

Miranda

We went to Takayama from Shirakawago in Japan by bus. What I was looking forward to in Takayama was…

Japan

Experience to make some Senbei

Miranda

[ May, 2015 ] I like Senbei, Japanese rice cracker. So we went to “Soka Senbei Garden” with my family. Soka is a mecca of Senbei, which is just outside of Tokyo. We were expecting…

Japan

Nostalgic town

Miranda

[ Jan.2015 ] We went to Ramen Museum in Shin-Yokohama in Japan with our family.Ramen is a popular Japanese noodle soup dish.I had only heard that this museum is a place where many Ramen shops…

Japan

Tasting

Miranda

[ Dec.2014 ] In our short family holiday, we went to a sake brewery in Boso area in Chiba prefecture in Japan.It was called “Sommelier House Sakasho-no-Yakata”.I was imagining a very old establishment like the…

Japan

Historical Amazake shop

Miranda

[ Dec.2014 ] The main reason why we went to Kanda Shrine in Tokyo was in fact to have some Amazake (sweet beverage made from fermented rice or sake lees). The shop is called Amano-ya…

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