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自由文Japan blog written in English. It is about Japanese food, cooking, seasonal events and travel. It is not only traditional Japan but also Nowadays Japan.
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  • New Year's decoration_Kadomatsu, Shimenawa
  • During New Year period we place decoration on some places. I’ll introduce about main two decorations.・しめ縄、しめ飾り(Shimenawa, Shimekazari)Shimenawa is straw thick rope decoration for good luck. It is placed on the gates, entrances or cars’ front side from the end of the year to the beginning of next year.Shimenawa is a kind of 注連縄(しめなわ)which works as a partition between the sacred [続きを読む]
  • Let's cook braised pumpkin!
  • Stewed dishes are one of the representative foods of Japan. Let’s cook braised pumpkin.Ingredients (2 servings)・pumpkin 1/4 (about 430g which include seeds, about 380g after removed seeds)・water 400ml・HON・DASHI (NSG, monosodium glutamate, bonito fish soup stock, Japanese soup stock) (about one teaspoon or less, 2.7g) ・Katsuobushi (small pieces of sliced dried bonito), if you need. ・Soy s [続きを読む]
  • We have a lot of way of eating mochi (Japanese rice cake).
  • I like mochi (rice cake). Nowadays, most people buy mochi at store or supermarket.But in old days how to make mochi in a tradition
    al way was hard work.1. One person pounds steamed rice* with a heavy wooden pestle.*Rice is soaked in water overnight after rin
    sed off in the day before making mochi.2. The other person overturn mochi.1. and 2. are repeated rhythmically.The kind of ri
    ce for ric [続きを読む]
  • What is despicable me minion mayhem (new ride of USJ) like?
  • What is “despicable me minion mayhem”?It is new ride attraction in the minions’ area which opened on April 21th in 2017 of Universal Studios Japan.I’ll introduce some details about “despicable me minion mayhem”.・waiting timeThis ride was just opened recently so waiting time is very long. Especially on weekends and public holidays you have to wait for a long time.We waited there for 3 hours [続きを読む]
  • How to cook Tonkatsu (Deep-fried pork cutlet)!
  • When we want to eat a lot of meat in Japan, one of good choices is Tonkatsu (Deep-fried pork cutlet)And Tonkatsu’s ‘katsu’ is as same pronunciation as ‘win’ in Japanese language.So some people eat Tonkatsu when they want to win something.Let’s cook Tonkatsu. It is easy.・Ingredient (4 servings):4 Pork (Loin) (each weight is about 130g)a suitable amount salt , pepper 1 egg a suitable amount [続きを読む]
  • There are various types of vending machine in Japan.
  • If you visit Japan, probably you see the machine like this:This is a vending machine.There are various things are sold by vending
    machine in Japan.For example: beer, Japanese sake(Japanese alcohol), non-alcohol beverages, Snacks, Ice creams,cup noodles (hot wa
    ter is served for noodle by the machine), tobaccos (cigaretts), newspapers, certificate photograph, ‘Print club’ (sticker phot
    os), toys, d [続きを読む]
  • Enjoy hiking in the marshilands of Oze National Park.
  • Oze national park, which extends over Gunma, Fukushima and Niigata prefecture, is the largest highland marsh in the mainland of Ja
    pan. It is 1400m above sea level and surrounded with about 2000m high mountains. You can see spectacular sights and rare plants th
    ere.We went on a guided hiking around Ozegahara on a 2-day package from Osaka. I’ll introduce the experience.We stayed at the ho
    tel near Oz [続きを読む]
  • In Japan tanabata (star festival) is held on July 7 .
  • When you look up at the sky at summer night, you’ll see the Milky Way.There is a romantic story about two stars near the Milky W
    ay.Tanabata legend is like this:Orihime (Shokujo-sei, Alpho Lyrae) lived in the East of the Milky way. Orihime, the Lord of heav
    en’s daughter, weaved heavenly garment every day.The Lord was sorry for his daughter because she was a single. So he married her
    to Hikoboshi [続きを読む]
  • Kamishibai_picture card show, picture story show
  • 紙芝居:Kamishibai (picture-card show, picture-story show) is Japanese original culture.Kamishibai (picture-story cards) are l
    ike a picture book divided into each page.These are pictures on one side.These are stories on the other side. (for story teller)Th
    e same pictures as which audience are watching is shown in the yellow square.Kamisibai(picture-card show) is a little similar to r
    eading aloud p [続きを読む]
  • Bonsai_the Origin, types of Bonsai, Musium, super-mini-Bonsai
  • ・What is Bonsai(盆栽) ?Bonsai (盆栽) is potted plants or trees. But pot is also an important element in Bonsai.The image of
    the world of nature is expressed in Bonsai. People try to create natural landscape into a small world by means of Bonsai.In this p
    oint, Bonsai is different from usual potted plants or trees.Bonsai is living plant and there is no “completion”. People who lo
    ve Bonsai spend d [続きを読む]