Sōmen [素麺(そうめん)]

2017/08/25 23:49
Sōmen[素麺(そうめん)] is a thin noodle made from wheat flour. Most of them are mainly sold as dried noodle. Sōmen According to the standard of dried wheat noodle, which is stretched by machine, by Japanese Agricultural Standard, Sōmen ..

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Takenoko [筍/竹の子(タケノコ)]

2017/05/23 21:30
Takenoko[筍 or 竹の子(タケノコ)] is a shoot of Take[竹(たけ)](bamboo). Takenoko means a child of bamboo. Takenoko Some varieties of Takenoko are edible and Takenoko is popular as a representative spring food in Japan. Most common Taken..

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Sakura-mochi [桜餅(さくらもち)]

2017/04/21 23:39
Sakura-mochi[桜餅(さくらもち)] is a Mochi[餅(もち)] filled with sweetened Anko[餡子(あんこ)](red bean paste) and wrapped in salted Sakura leaf. That is a representative Wagashi[和菓子(わがし)](Japanese confection) in spring and it is commonly colored in pink li..

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Ume [梅(ウメ)](Japanese apricot)

2017/03/09 01:57
Ume[梅(ウメ)](Japanese apricot) is a tree of rose family and it bears fruits in early summer, especially June. Ume tree and fruits Blooming Ume tree It is said that Ume is native to west China and that was introduced into Japa..

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Mikan [蜜柑(ミカン)]

2017/02/12 23:55
Mikan[蜜柑(ミカン)] refers to citrus family trees and their fruits. Especially, this word mainly refers to Unshū-mikan[温州(うんしゅう)蜜柑] or species resembling this. Mikan Unshū[温州](Wenzhou in Chinese reading) is a city in China and this is..

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Ehō-maki [恵方巻(えほうまき)]

2017/02/03 21:15
Ehō-maki[恵方巻(えほうまき)] is a kind of Sushi roll which is eaten as a lucky food on Setsubun[節分(せつぶん)](the day before Risshun[立春(りっしゅん)], the spring beginning day). Ehō-maki Ehō-maki is a long Sushi roll and seven ingredients are use..

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