Japan

Japanese Green tea

Standard Method for making Japanese Green tea. Put tea leaves in the teapot. Pour hot water into the teapot over tea leaves. Soak a while, then pour th tea out into teacups. Please don’t leave…

Niigata

Salmon in Murakami

[ Sept.2018 ] Murakami city in the Niigata prefecture in Japan is not huge, with a population of only about 60,000 people, but there are many famous products. One of them is salmon. We visited…

Niigata

The Beef and Sake in Murakami

[ Sept.2018 ] We visited Murakami City in the Niigata prefecture with our friends who live in Niigata city. On the day, it was raining hard in Kanto, where we started, and we wanted to take…

Ibaraki

Cutting the hanging monkfish

[ Dec.2017 ] On the second night of our short family trip to Ibaraki prefecture in Japan, we stayed in the Oarai Hotel facing the Oarai Beach. According to the website of this hotel, they…

Ishigaki Island

Had a rest at a herb garden

[ 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

[ 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

[ 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 meals from the rich local foodstuffs

[ 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

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

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