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How to Make Hojicha Latte at Home

How to Make Hojicha Latte at Home

Posted by Yoshi Kai on 24th May 2012

Ready In: 10 Minutes  Recipe Makes: 2 cups  Stop by any Starbucks in Japan, and you will see “Hojicha Latte” on the menu. Hojicha latte is a highly flavorful, umami-rich … read more
Unfinished Thoughts For Endless Possibilities

Unfinished Thoughts For Endless Possibilities

Posted by Momoko Kagamizu on 24th Jul 2011

Into an old pond a frog leaps sound of the water ( furu ike ya / kawazu tobikomu / mizu no oto) Which pond? What kind of sound? The haiku sounds unfinished, but that is the point — a … read more
Tokyo Story: A Deeply Personal Movie

Tokyo Story: A Deeply Personal Movie

Posted by Momoko Kagamizu on 4th Jun 2011

Toky Story ( tokyo monogatari) is an unpretentious, profoundly personal and visually stunning movie directed in 1953 by the celebrated Japanese filmmaker Yasujiro Ozu. Tokyo Story is a tale of cont … read more
How to Make Matcha Latte at Home

How to Make Matcha Latte at Home

Posted by Yoshi Kai on 27th May 2011

Ready In: 10 Minutes  Recipe Makes: 1 cup  You can swap out your morning coffee with a refreshing cup of umami-rich matcha latte. It is easy to prepare at home, and you do not need a … read more