Tag Archives | summer food

Summer fish 'Bonito' | 夏の初鰹

Summer fish ‘Bonito’ | 夏の初鰹

Raw Bonito As you all must know, Japan is big eater of raw fish ’sashimi’.  ’Bonito’, is a summer fish – a migratory fish that like  warm sea and constantly moving in groups. From spring to early summer when the the North Equatorial current intensifies, the young adults ride the Kuroshio Current (Japan Current) from […]

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Summer Vegetables | 夏野菜のメニュー

Summer Vegetables | 夏野菜のメニュー

We have been experiencing an unprecedented long rainy season (monsoon) this year.  July 23rd, a national holiday known as the “Marine Day” was specifically designated to promote people to visit the beach –  implicating that theoretically it should be summer ! however not this year. Unfortunately but maybe fortunately with the covid-19, the rain may […]

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Kyoto....Fish Somen Noodles | 京都の魚そうめん

Kyoto….Fish Somen Noodles | 京都の魚そうめん

Have you ever come across Somen? Somen is a very thin (about 1mm in diameter) white noodle which is often eaten during the hot summer months. See more infos on Somen if you are not familiar with this traditional Japanese noodle. But this is a ‘Fish Somen Noodle‘,

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