Little forest




The days of plenty in Japan

We can buy anything if we go to the convenience store in Japan.In the lunch, it is exhibited so that bento overflow.The bento which remained is destroyed.It is recycled and is used for manure, but it is a symbol of “the days of plenty”.It is secret one side of the Japanese food culture.
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Slow food

Slow food spread out in Japan from the 2000s.Slow food is drawn with this comic.The comic name is “Little forest”.It is drawn on the stage of the village in Tohoku district.A chief character is a woman.She enters the mountain and cultivates foods in own and cook a delicious dish.
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Little forest life

I went to buy a dining table yesterday.It was $3000 – $5000 when I watched a price.I respect on a chief character of “Little forest “.I enter the mountain and cultivate a tree in own and want to produce a dining table.$ 3,000 – $ 5,000 are very expensive. . .
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Japanese food weekly vol48




Shoku no Gunshi -Meal’s strategist-

Popular comics “Shoku no Gunshi -Meal’s strategist-” is televised in Japan.The vigor state of the man is drawn on the comic.It is the comics with respect and feelings for all food.As well as people liking Japanese foods, food wants favorite people to watch it.It is televised in Japan in April.
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refer to http://s.mxtv.jp/gunshi/

Apr 2015

Rock miso soup

The miso cafe which to have someone listen to rock’n roll opens.On March 13, 14, 15.You can order miso soup using the miso which listen to a rock’n roll and matured there.When you drink the miso soup, you must head banging King.
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Mar 13, 14, 15 2015

Coconut miso ramen

It is Ramen’s next stage.It is Coconut miso ramen.I have not eaten this.I am at a loss whether I go to 500 km away Tokyo.I want to eat Coconut miso ramen.SHOP DATE 1F US Bldg, 2-59-20, Shimo, Kita-ku, Tokyo, Japan.”noodle kitchenimiraie”.
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refer to noodle kitchenimiraie
refer to Pouch

Mar 6 2015

Katsuobushi Kezuriki




katsuobushi kezuriki

katsuobushi kezuriki is a cutter box for katsuobushi(dried bonito).katsuobushi(dried bonito) is very hard.Therefore in the past, each Japanese household used to have a ‘katsuobushi kezuriki’ (a cutter box for katsuobushi), since it was necessary to shave the katsuobushi with it just before cooking it.It was basics of the Japanese food.However, I don’t watch much of it these days.It is an endangered species.Please think about how you use it.
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Somen




Somen is cool lunch.

Speaking of summer lunch, it is somen.I boil it and eat with soup stock soy sauce.It is cool.make a bowl with ice and add soy sauce soup stock and add the somen.It is traditional Japanese food.The somen is one of my favorite foods.If you get a chance to come to Japan, I want you to eat somen.
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Somen diet

The Japanese celebrity singer ate somen for 3 months and seemed to lose 10 kilos.Somen are usually made from wheat.Therefore I cannot understand why it is most suitable for diet.However, the Japanese woman eats the somen during diet.It is an everlasting mystery.
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Somen production area

Somen has been actively produced mainly in western Japan since the early-modern times.Because I was from Kansai, I ate Miwa Somen and Bansyu Somen.Miwa Somen is a somen produced in Miwa area centering around Sakurai City, Nara Prefecture, and it is a local special product of the area.Bansyu Somen is believed that somen production became active because the area was blessed with good ingredients such as high-quality wheat from Harima, clear flow of the Ibo River, and salt from Ako.
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Stewed chicken lever with sugar and soy sauce recipe




Stewed chicken lever with sugar and soy sauce recipe

There is a lot of iron content in the chicken lever.It prevents anemia.It is common in Japan to eat with it as Yakitori.This time, I stewed salty-sweet it.A recipe to stew salty-sweet is a recipe of traditional Japanese food.That really goes well with beer.Let’s try to cook.

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Stewed chicken lever with sugar and soy sauce (3)

Milk red bean soup




Matsuko no Shiranai sekai

I watched TV yesterday.My favorite program is televised on the night of Tuesday.It is “Matsuko no Shiranai sekai“.”Matsuko no Shiranai sekai” means ”The world that matsuko do not know”.It is the program that various experts lecture to the columnist ”Matsuko”.The expert of the Japanese food appears, and it is very interesting.
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refer to http://www.tbs.co.jp/matsuko-sekai/

Red bean soup

A certain recipe was introduced from a well-known milk cooking expert by the yesterday’s program.The recipe is Milk red-bean soup.It seemed to be very yummy and easy.Have you eaten red bean soup with pieces of rice cake?It is Japanese sweet food.It is very very yummy.However, it is troublesome to cook it.
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refer to Milk cooking expert Koyama Hiroko

Milk red bean soup recipe

Milk red bean soup recipe is easy.The ingredients is 200 cc milk, 1 daifuku.Put them in a bowl and only warm it with a microwave oven for 2 minutes.Let’s try to cook!

Macanai-kun -Waiter man-




Life that surrounded by women

Surrounded by women, I live.The men has such a dream everybody.However, the reality is not so.If we are surrounded by women, we have a hard time very much.By the comics, the chief character comes through very fun hardships.He cooks by the waiter-like role of women.Japanese food which he cooks seems to be yummy.
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He is a waiter.

This time, the comic which I introduce is “Macanai-kun -Waiter man-“.The life of a young man living together with 3 older cousins is drawn.His nickname is “Macanai-kun”.He prepares a meal for 3 people every day.He is a waiter.
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Masochist comic

Even if the recipe drawn with the comic really cooks it, it is yummy.The well-known cook in Japan praises the comics highly, too.And I think that the comics satisfy the desire of the man who is a masochist.
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Japanese food weekly vol47




Halal certificate Kobe beef

The Kobe beef which gain the Halal certification is sold in Kobe.The Kobe beef is very delicious.It is “delicious” not “yummy”.Kobe beef is The besr Japanese food.”KOBE MOTOMACHI TATSUYA” thought that want Muslims to try the Kobe beef.Therefore they learned how to gain the Halal certification.
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refer to KOBE MOTOMACHI TATSUYA

Feb 28 2015

Worldon Cup 2015 in Fukui

Worldon Cup2015 is held in Fukui.Worldon Cup 2015???World CuP???Worldon Cup 2015 is a meeting to compete for the taste of the Don.Don is rice served in a bowl.gyudon (a bowl of boiled rice covered with cooked beef and vegetables), unagi-don (a bowl of boiled rice topped with broiled eel).Go to Fukui in March, and, please feel a taste of Don.
refer to ALL JAPAN DONBURU UNION
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Mar 14-15 2015

Starbucks Japan Flagship shop

Starbucks Coffee flagship shop will open in Japan and the tea shop is added there, too.Starbucks Coffee in Japan is always full.In Japan, Starbucks Coffee is very popular.I go two or three times to Starbucks coffee in a week, too.
Callamery Sakura chocolate Frappuccino (12)
refer to Starbucks Coffee Japan

Feb 28 2015

Portable chopsticks




portable chopsticks

In Japan, it is populär recently to put a stupid act photo using the equipment of the restaurant onto Twitter.I am at a loss in using the equipment of the shop even if a shop is clean.Therefore I always carries my chopsticks.But it obstructive when the chopsticks can be in the bag.Therefore I carry portable chopsticks.This is very convenient.Please use the portable chopsticks if you eat Japanese food in whereabouts.
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Yakult




Yakult and me

When my daughter catches cold, I give her Yakult.Why?It is because there was our family in that way from generation to generation.Yakult is the drink which there must be for us.I think that Yakult is registered with a world heritage another several years later.Yakult is Japanese food.
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Diet in Yakult

Constipation is relieved if I drink Yakult.It is an effect of the vegetable lactic acid bacterium included in Yakult.The vegetable lactic acid bacterium has an effect of the infection prevention of immunoactive action, the discharge of the cancer-causing agent, disease-causing germs.
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Frozen Yakult

In a child,I let Yakult freeze and ate.I eat using a spoon slowly.It was time of the supreme bliss.And I make a doll with a container of Yakult last.When I was given Yakult, I was fun even how many hours.It is a good memory.
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Eggplant in bonito broth recipe




Eggplant in bonito broth recipe

Does Japanese food goes very well with wine?Yes, however, Japanese food goes very well with sake.I introduce Japanese food recipe that sake go with.It is Eggplant in bonito broth recipe.Please eat this while listening to an enka ballad.You have the illusion that you are in Japan.

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Eggplant in bonito broth (4)

Matcha sweets 1




Green Japan

How long would the Japanese come to like Matcha so much?Matcha product is sold even if I go to the shop of wherever.In the extreme shop, all the displays are green.”Are you Namekian?”.Do you know Namekian?Namekian is a character green from head to foot appearing on the comics “Dragon ball”.Matcha is Namekian food rather than Japanese food.
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Matcha, matcha, matcha

Matcha cream puff, Matcha eclair, and Matcha pudding.I bought these three food.I must eat these three food.I worry whether my body does not change in green when ate these three green food.om nom nom,!?!?!?!?.Oh, Yummy!!!Sweetness of cream harmonizes with bitterness of matcha and is yummy.If you get a chance to come to Japan try to eat them.
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Matcha sweets 1 video

Super Kuishinbou




The power comic

I like eating.In particular, I eat a lot from morning at the beginning of a week.Bread, rice, Potato chip, Chocolate, etc.I eat depression at the beginning of a week and dissolve.Therefore I came to like this comic.The comic is not drawn on the stylish food called the Japanese food.It is only power to be drawn.
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Kuishinbou

This time, I introduce “Super Kuishinbou”.Kuishinbou is gluttonous.The chief character of this comic is unprecedented.He blanch noodles with a washing machine and cook fried rice with a ball.When I read this comic, I do not eat depression.
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Love eating

I love this comic.With this comic, a ridiculous recipe is drawn, but a lot of recipes with the utility are drawn, too.I read this comic and came to like eating again.
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Japanese food weekly vol46




Shake Shack

Shake Shack is hitting Japan in 2016.Now, Japanese is at a loss.Which hamburger shop should we go to?The McDonald’s kingdom which occupied an overwhelming share in Japan collapses.Shake Shack will raise a big wave in the Japanese hamburger world.And they will raise a big wave in Japanese food.
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refer to FASHION PRESS

In 2016

Tokyo Beer Week

Tokyo Beer Week will be held in Apr 3 – 12 2015.Tokyo Beer Week is an event that drink the beer happily in Tokyo.You may discover a taste of new beer in Tokyo.By the way, I think that the food that go with beer is Kameda Crisps.
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refer to Tokyo Beer Week

Apr 3 -12 2015

The strawberry hunting

Japan is about to have the strawberry season.The strawberry is called red ruby in Japan.Depending on a farm, we can pick up a strawberry.It is strawberry hunting.Now in Japan, Tochigi is attracting public attention by the strawberry.Go to Tochigi if you go for strawberry hunting!
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Feb 21 2015

Binchotan charcoal




Binchotan charcoal

I am thickheaded to difference in taste.I feel that it is delicious if I eat any food with mayonnaise.I and the friend tested a tasting the other day in Japanese food restaurant.It is an experiment to judge a difference between Yakitori which cooked in bincho charcoal and Yakitori which cooked in normal charcoal.I became a man who knows things in quality from others.Yakitori cooked in bincho charcoal was very delicious.Probably you may spend best time when I hold a cookout with bincho charcoal.
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Seasoned tuna bowl recipe




Seasoned tuna bowl recipe

In Japan, a tuna is a high-quality fish.If we go to the high-quality Japanese food shop, we may pay 20$ in one sushi.However, more than 50 years ago, the tuna was low-quality fish.Therefore the tuna was seasoned in soy sauce and was eaten.This time, I introduce the recipe.

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Seasoned tuna bowl (7)

Callamery Sakura chocolate Frappuccino




Sakura

the cherry tree is called “Sakura” in Japan.Sakura is a Japanese soul.Long winter is over and is a flower symbolizing the spring has come.Hard time it is over , and happy time comes.It is like the life.Therefore the Japanese does a banquet under the cherry tree.We eat the Japanese food and drink sake there.
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Starbucks Cafe

I do not know other countries, but I think when the reason why Starbucks Coffee succeeded in Japan is because they has a Japanese soul.They have begun to sell “SAKURA series” for let us feel spring.It is Callamery Sakura chocolate Frappuccino.
Callamery Sakura chocolate Frappuccino (12)
Callamery Sakura chocolate Frappuccino (7)
Callamery Sakura chocolate Frappuccino (1)

Callamery Sakura chocolate Frappuccino video

Callamery Sakura chocolate Frappuccino is yuuuuuuuuuuuuuumy.

Halcyon lunch




Gourmet comics Heaven

The history of Japanese gourmet comics is old.”Totsugeki Ramen” where serialization was started in 1970 is the first gourmet comics.Thereafter many gourmet comics were released.Children learned Japanese food by those comics.Japan is gourmet comics heaven.
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Gourmet comics !?

When I picked up this comic, I felt a sense of discomfort.Its comic name is “Halcyon lunch”.Generally comics are for children.Even if a child read its comic, I began worrying whether it was all right.And I thought that “Is its comic gourmet comics?”.
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Not Gourmet comics

I do not recognize its comic as gourmet comics.However, that is a very interesting manga.Its world is peculiar but you get drawn in.I do not recommend that a child reads it, but recommend the comic to an adult.
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Japanese food weekly vol45




Bonsai cafe

“Bonsai cafe” which featured the theme of a bonsai in a Tokyu Hands Shibuya shop opens in February 16 – April 5.We can eat parfait modelled on “Bonsai” during a period.I feel mind of “Wabi Sabi” in Bonsai like Japanese food.Please go if you visit Tokyo during this period.
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refer to Hands cafe

Feb 16 – Apr 5 2015

Mousou Ne-san no Osushi-yasan

Mousou is fantasy.Ne-san is miss.Osushi-yasan is Sushi restaurant.Mousou Ne-san no Osushi-yasan is Miss Fantasy’s Sushi restaurant.I think that the production technology of the figures made in Japan is high.Sushi met the figures.
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refer to Takawa Tommy

Feb 14 2015

Kura biraki

Amongst many sake brewers February is seen as the best time to open for business each yea in Hyogo, Nishinomiya.In Japan, it is called “Kura biraki”.We can drink the sake of each brewery. It is fun and is a lucky event.
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refer to Kurabiraki

Feb 7 – Mar 14 2015

Hasami ware




Hasami ware

Hasami ware’s characteristic is white and dark-blue.In Japan, it was used in a general family from the about 18th century.The bottles produced here were exported to Europe.It is called “Compura bin” in Japan.Because a design is cool, it is popular among youths.If you go to an up‐and‐coming restaurant, you may eat Japanese food with Hasami ware.
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Shiro Dashi(Versatile Dashi Base) recipe




Shiro Dashi(Versatile Dashi Base) recipe

I cook Japanese food and sometimes think that some taste is insufficient.It is “Shiro Dashi” to use in such a case.It is difficult to express Shiro Dashi in English.The product name which a Japanese maker sells in the United States is “Versatile Dashi Base”.In any case, if there is even this, the Japanese food becomes delicious with Shiro dashi.

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Nissin Chilli Crab Seafood Cup noodle




Nissin cup noodle

I think that Nissin cup noodle is a Japanese national food.I eat that more than twice a week.Nissin cup noodle is sold 20 billion cups until now in Japan and is sold 31 billion cups all over the world.I think it Japanese food and think that it should received stars in the Michelin Guide.
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Various taste

Pour hot water and wait for 3 minutes.We can eat Nissin cup noodle very easily.And we can experience various taste by Nissin cup noodle.Curry, Milk, Matsaman, Cheese, etc.Nissin sells new taste regularly.Nissin cup noodle which I introduced was released in January, 2015.
Nissin Chilli Crab Seafood cup noodle (1)
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Nissin Chilli Crab Seafood Cup noodle video

Hana to Okutan(Flower and Madam)




Donnie Darko

Do you have seen the movie “Donnie Darko”?The movie was released in 2001.I have seen the movie once in theater, seen it twice with DVD.I just can’t understand the story.However I feel it to be somehow interesting.Today, I introduce Japanese food comic.If you read the comic, you become such a sense.
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refer to Donnie Darko

Hana to Okutan

Flower and Madam is called “Hana to Okutan” in Japan.It is difficult comic.It is the story that “One day a huge flower emerges in Tokyo, and Tokyo is blockaded.The madam waiting for the husband who became missing going in Tokyo prepares meals every day.”.It’s not clear.
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Characteristic

It is all right.The reason for that is because the style of painting in this comic is wonderful.My heart was struck with the sexy pose that a chief character occasionally shows.NICE LITTLE PENGUINS “Flying” will play to your head if you read this comic even if you are not comics geek.
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Japanese food weekly vol44




Blue Bottle Coffee in Tokyo

On February 6, 2015, Blue Bottle Coffee opened in Tokyo.There was a long line there since early in the morning.People had to wait 2-4 hours.Today of the opening second day is Saturday.People will have to wait many hours.Such a Blue Bottle Coffee! It’s cool, shop.
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refer to My Cloud

Feb 6 2015

Tsukemen with Chocolate

Japanese has custom that woman give a man chocolate on Valentine’s Day.This time is the busiest season for the chocolate industry.And the ramen industry in Japan did not overlook this business opportunity.Ramen shop “Men-ya Musashi” in Tokyo sells a shocking ramen.It is Tsukemen with Chocolate.Will this ramen become the standard of the Japanese food?I expect that.
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refer to Entabe, Men-ya Musashi

Feb 7-15 2015

Ramen T-shirts

I didn’t imagine this kind of result in childhood.I was not able to imagine it that ramen was eaten in Europe and United state.And, global chain company ‘ZARA’ begin to sell a Ramen T-shirt.No one can stop Ramen.
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refer to Fashionsnap.com

Feb 7 2015

Chazuke




About Chazuke

Do you know Chazuke.Chazuke is a food dish comprised of boiled rice and tea.It is a simple dish.That is very profound.I think it as ultimate Japanese food.Tonkatsu chazuke, Natto chazuke, Tai chazuke, etc.There are various chazuke.Yaozen, a high-class restaurant in the 17th century, served chazuke which was expensive at a price of $1000 per bowl.
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Diet food!?

What do you eat if you feel hungry at midnight? Potatochips? Snickers? Ramen? Chazuke is low-calorie.Therefore Chazuke is suitable for a meal to eat at midnight.My friend ate only Chazuke and he successfully lost five kilos in two weeks without any problems.Do you try it?
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Chazuke recipe video

I introduce Tofu chazuke recipe and Natto chazuke recipe.Kitaoji Rosanjin praises Natto chazuke highly.Kitaoji Rosanjin is a Japanese artist and is a gourmet.The food that made him regard it as delicious has proved to be delicious for many.

Natto chazuke recipe
Tofu chazuke recipe