Chilled Soba Noodles (Zaru Soba) Recipe

Chilled Soba Noodles (Zaru Soba) Recipe

Posted by Yoshi Kai on 24th Aug 2019

Serving Size: 1 portion  Prep Time: 5 minutes  Cooking Time: 10 minutes Zaru soba is Japanese chilled noodles served with a cold broth called tsuyu on a bamb … read more
Tanabata: Japanese Festival of Forlorn Lovers

Tanabata: Japanese Festival of Forlorn Lovers

Posted by Momoko Kagamizu on 7th Jul 2019

In Japanese mythology, the seventh day of the seventh month (July 7) is the festival of Tanabata. On this day, the deities Orihime and Hikoboshi, two lovers separated by the milky way, unite for their … read more
What is the best season to visit Japan?

What is the best season to visit Japan?

Posted by Yuri Nonaka on 24th Aug 2018

I often get asked about the best season to visit Japan. Such a seemingly simple question. However, there are more choices and more “seasons” than most people realize. Japan is a land of … read more
A hot summer day in Miyazaki

A hot summer day in Miyazaki

Posted by Yoshi Kai on 27th Jul 2018

In July, the sun rises before 5:30 in Miyazaki, and my day starts early. By 7 o’clock, Momo (my 5-year-old Papillon) and Yuki (my 2-year-old Japanese Spitz) have had their morning stroll by a … read more