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Have you heard about ‘Sho Chiku Bai‘? You might think “Yes, it’s a ‘Sake’, isn’t it?. That is correct, but there is an origin that the company named their sake with that name. 166 more words


Experience: Making wasanbon sweets

When I was in Takamatsu, Kagawa, I had the opportunity to go for a hands-on workshop in making wasanbon sweets. This is a type of higashi (Japanese dry confectionery) that is made of high quality fine sugar and shaped in wooden molds, usually depicting traditional seasonal themes. 529 more words

MATCHA at NOON with Ume Plum Nerikiri, Hiyoko chick Man-Jue and a tangerine

MATCHA at NOON with Ume Plum Nerikiri, Hiyoko chick Man-Jue and a tangerine on Mt. Fuji Cotton Placemat which is available on my shop
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On My Daily Life

Character Sweets

Doraemon (ドラえもん) and Sister Dorami-chan (ドラミちゃん)

The sweets are sold in Japan only for 2 days on 30th and 31st December at the price of 260 yen each.


Hanabiramochi: 花びらもち

Hanabiramochi 花びらもち is a type of wagashi, specifically a type of namagashi (click here for more info on types of wagashi). It is eaten during the New Year, especially at the first tea ceremony of the year. 177 more words

Japanese Foods

Christmas WA-Pudding

What kind of traditional Food do you have during the Christmas season? In England people have Roast Turkey with Gravy for their meal and then Mince Pie or Christmas Pudding for dessert or Tea. 220 more words


Matcha Ukishima Cake with Sweet Chestnut

This is one of the sweets I assorted for creating the Sweet Gift Box in an Autumn theme which I introduced on my previous post… 208 more words