Cherry blossoms (桜）
●Japanese like Cherry blossoms very much. Why?
Another reason is Japanese aesthetic sensibility that attaches a high value to ephemeral
Fugu, blow fish (河豚）
with condiments and ponzu.
vegetable in stock.
Yobuko Squid （呼子のイカ）
still-living seafood is served.
Japanese cuisines and beverages
Japan is a foodie’s paradise, with some of the finest and most
varied cuisine in the world.
|It is based on steamed rice, soy bean soup and The traditional
cuisine of Japan is based on steamed rice, soy bean soup and
other dishes; there is an emphasis on seasonal ingredients.
|Eel are very nutritious, and are believed to provide us with a
lot of physical energy.
Before eating, powdered “Sansho”, a kind of spice, is usually
sprinkled over the eel to heighten its flavor. more…
Grilled eel on rice (アナゴ飯）
|It is a local cuisine in Hiroshima.
Charcoal grilled eel seasoned with soy sauce and
mirin served on boiled rice.
The aroma that rises the cooking eel is mouthwatering.
Yobuko Squid (呼子のイカ）
|The squid has a sweetness that melt upon the tangue.
In the finely crafted style of sashimi known as Ikezukuri, the flesh
of still-living seafood is served.
The freshness is outstanding in fact, flesh is usually still twitching
while served up on the plate. more …
Udon, wheat noodle（うどん）
|It is noodle from wheat flour, and is a little thicker than
Udon is eaten either from bowls filled with hot soup, or by
dipping it into special soup as in the case of Soba. more..
Soba, buckwheat noodle（そば）
|Long, thin brownish noodle made from buckwheat flour
to which is added wheat flour, egg, and sometimes yam
starch. It is eaten either in hot soup, “Kakesoba” or as a
cold dish, “Morisoba”.In Morisoba, noodle is piled up on
small flat bascket. more …
Hakata Ramen at Yatai （博多ラーメン）
|Food stalls “Yatai” is one thing to enjoy in Fukuoka
Despite a decline in recent year, there are said to be
more than 160. The food stalls have all kind of food, but you
have to try Hakata ramen, usually made with white soup from
pork bone and thin noodles. more …
|literally means a roof tile buckwheat noddle.
The meal is a local cuisine in Kawatana, Yamaguchi prefecture.
The buckwheat noddle which is served on the heated roof tile.
|The meal is a local specialty in Oita.
It is made by boiling flat noodles made from wheat flour
together with ingredients such as radishes, carrots,
burdock roots, aroids, and shiitake mushrooms in miso
flavored dashi (broth). more …
Typical Japanese breakfast （日本の朝食）
|It consist of steamed rice, soybean soup with asari clams,
tsukune (chicken meatloaf with egg, dried laver seaweed,
natto ( fermented soybeans) and raw egg mixed
with steamed rice. more …
|There are a lot of Sake brewery where you can visit in Kyushu.
Sake is an alcoholic beverage brewed from rice, koji mold and
yeast. Its alcohol content ranges from 13% to 16% and its
quality varies according to its fermentation processes.
Autumn in Itoshima
monument, a white sandalwood tree located in the inner garden called
Shinji Teien, along with the autumn leaves.
The biggest Shimenawa in Japan (宮地嶽神社の日本一の注連縄)
Shimenawa is the thick, twisted, straw rope. It was believed in ancient days that
a Shimenawa had the power to keep off evil sprits, so many objects connected
with Shinto Shrines decorated with Shimenawa.
Colorful autumn leaves in Unzen
where you can discover its absolute beauty in Japan.
Nita-toge Pass is the best place to enjoy autumn foliage.
Shrine and Temple.
One side of the plaque usually has a picture of horse or the
animal representing the zodiac sigh of that year.
for wide variety of things, then hang the Ema up the certain
places in the Shrine or Temple.
of offering real horses when they made wishes.