Monthly Archives: May 2015

Summer Rain

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The rainy season (Tsuyu, 梅雨) has arrived in Miyazaki, as it does every year.

The weather is a balmy 20-24 degrees C (68-75 ºF), and we will have warm rains here almost every day for the next few … Read the rest

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Chilled Soba Noodles (Zaru Soba) Recipe

chilled Soba noodles (Zaru Soba) recipeZaru soba (ざるそば) is Japanese chilled noodles served on a bamboo tray (zaru, ざる), served with a cold broth called tsuyu (つゆ).

It is a great alternative to pasta, and makes for a filling and a very nutritious … Read the rest

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