My 10 favourite foods – #10

Last but not least, Tonkatsu! Ton means Pork, Katsu is the Japanised word for cutlet! this is fried pork, the cover is panko and not breadcrumbs which makes it lighter. It usually comes with shredded cabbage, and you use a brown sauce as well as ponzu for the cabbage, sometimes, you may crush sesame and […]

My 10 favourite foods – #9

Mikan Daifoku This was a discovery soon after I started to live permanently in Japan. Daifoku is rice mochi filled with an or strawberry I used to attend Japanese classes every Saturday afternoon close to Iidabashi Station, in the summer time, my treat after the class was to stop at a farmer stand inside the […]

summarising – my favorite spots

Gokayama This is another special place that I visited thanks to Chihiro San and her mother who took a day to drive us around. I am so thankful for them for being so welcoming and warm to me. Everyone wants to visit Shirakawago when in the region, Gokayama is also one of those traditional villages, […]

#6 – summarizing – 10 things I will miss

My friends I will miss you guys, we had fun, we visited, ate a lot, drank a fair amount, explored, discussed, shared. You helped me, I was at home here with you I cannot name everyone but Thank you Yuko San for the trips to the supermarket to teach me new products Thank you Sawako […]