Category Archives: Japan

Melon cream soda

And so my one-year stay in Japan comes to an end and I will return to Denmark. The past year has been full of culinary experiences ranging from delicious to hmm… not so much. In any case I’ll share one

Melon cream soda

And so my one-year stay in Japan comes to an end and I will return to Denmark. The past year has been full of culinary experiences ranging from delicious to hmm… not so much. In any case I’ll share one

Sushi

I was recently taken to a real sushi restaurant, the kind where you sit in front of the chef and eat whatever is put in front of you. I’ve never felt much like a sushi¬†connoisseur and although I enjoy it,

Sushi

I was recently taken to a real sushi restaurant, the kind where you sit in front of the chef and eat whatever is put in front of you. I’ve never felt much like a sushi¬†connoisseur and although I enjoy it,

Shirakawago

Japan does very a good job on promoting domestic tourism and it seems like every town and village prides themself of having something or other. Shirakawago for example is a very small village in a mountainous area in Japan. A

Shirakawago

Japan does very a good job on promoting domestic tourism and it seems like every town and village prides themself of having something or other. Shirakawago for example is a very small village in a mountainous area in Japan. A

Hiyashi ramen

Though summer is gradually ending it is still quite hot so I get a lazy in the summer heat and try either not to cook or at least eat something that’s not too hot. Since eating ice cream for breakfast

Hiyashi ramen

Though summer is gradually ending it is still quite hot so I get a lazy in the summer heat and try either not to cook or at least eat something that’s not too hot. Since eating ice cream for breakfast

Pocky

As far as snacks go in Japan, Pocky is quite iconic with its packaging, character endorsements and commercials, which was how I was first introduced to it. Japanese commercials have a reputation for being weird and sure enough looking for

Pocky

As far as snacks go in Japan, Pocky is quite iconic with its packaging, character endorsements and commercials, which was how I was first introduced to it. Japanese commercials have a reputation for being weird and sure enough looking for

Wakame and cucumber salad

Summer is simply not a good time for cooking. It’s too hot and the last thing I want to do is stand over a gas stove, so instead I’ve been looking at things I can do without contributing to the

Wakame and cucumber salad

Summer is simply not a good time for cooking. It’s too hot and the last thing I want to do is stand over a gas stove, so instead I’ve been looking at things I can do without contributing to the

Happy summer

In Japan it’s apparently customary to send cards out during summer to say it’s really hot here, hope you’re coping. So because of that I’ve been seeing a fair number of keeping cool themed greeting cards in stores. Most of

Happy summer

In Japan it’s apparently customary to send cards out during summer to say it’s really hot here, hope you’re coping. So because of that I’ve been seeing a fair number of keeping cool themed greeting cards in stores. Most of