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Weekly Shiritori #44

Weekly Shiritori #44

Last week’s post was about shakuhachi (しゃくはち / 尺八), so this week I need to start with ち (chi). A big thank you to everyone who joined in this week – JapanAustralia with Chichibu Tama Kai National Park (秩父多摩甲斐国立公園) which I’m afraid I can’t choose because it ends with ん and Chiri-hama (千里浜), a beach in Hakui famous as Japan’s … Continue reading

Girls just wanna have… mochi!

While browsing in the “depachika” (basement of the department store where all of the cool food is sold) of the Entetsu department store, I came across these cute little “ichigo daifuku” which were coloured and designed especially for Hina-matsuri (March 3rd): “Daifuku” (which means “great luck”) are usually sweet mochi balls filled with red bean paste … Continue reading

A Japanese day… chirashizushi, tempura and tea ceremony!

Today I had a very Japanese day!  One of my friends invited me and another friend to her house to make chirashizushi (ちらし寿司, scattered sushi), tempura (天ぷら, deep fried battered vegetables or seafood) and to practice the Japanese tea ceremony (茶の湯, chanoyu).  It was great fun – I really enjoy cooking with other people, especially … Continue reading