Monthly Archives: December 2013

Are you ready for 2014?

New year's sunrise over torii in Japan

All of us at WAWAZA wish you and your loved ones a happy, healthy and prosperous 2014. No matter what they are, may all your wishes for this new year come true.

Happy Holidays!

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Winter Persimmons

Japanese 'Hoshigaki' persimmons, hung to dry under the sun.

There is a chill in the air. Winter will be here in Japan soon.  Persimmons are in season; bright red, sweet, juicy and bursting with flavor.

Our local farmers also dry them to make Hoshigaki – peeled and sun-dried over … Read the rest

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