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Eating a masterpiece, at Kiharu Cafe

Matsue is home to a rich and living tea culture (think ceremonies, frothy green tea, and lots of beautiful confectionary), and is known as one of Japan’s three tea & wagashi spots along with Kyoto and Kanazawa. 82 more words


Fun doodling with Mochi

My heart was heavy while making bento lunch for Tz after hearing the news of our Singapore father Mr Lee Kwan Yew’s passing this morning. 492 more words

Little Bentos

Spring themed Japanese Cakes - KIMISHIGURE, KOUBAI

It’s Spring equinox today and we had solar eclipse this morning in the UK, and it’s super moon tonight. What a day to celebrate the start of Spring. 549 more words

Fiesta Friday

Cat-shaped Sweet

Wagashi from a Confectionery in Nagasaki, Japan


Washoku Wednesday: Matcha (Japanese Green Tea)

I can’t believe I’ve been writing this monthly segment for a year! But more importantly, I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to write about… 497 more words

Washoku Wednesday

Tokyo Hunts : Ogikubo Harunaya Traditional Sweets

I mentioned in the Harukiya Ramen post that we ended up in the Ogikubo district to look for this one shop selling orthopedic shoes. The thing about Tokyo is that there are so many wonderful culinary (and artistic) offerings scattered all over the city, that it is impossible not to make quick stops at certain shops if you are in the neighborhood. 582 more words

Adele Wong

Beautiful Hinamatsuri Bento

image credits to Miyuki Kurihara

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, was Girls’ Day or Dolls’ Day in Japan, Hinamatsuri.  This is an important day every year to pray for young girl’s growth and happiness. 193 more words

Little Bentos