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 […]

#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 […]

Summarising – my 10 favorite restaurants

Robatain Kobe Near Kitano, in a pedestrian street, I found this is very NOT touristic simple robata restaurant where you can get plenty of grilled vegetable and fish, very traditional, payment in cash, super basic but excellent and good atmosphere. I used to go every time I was in Kobe      

Summarizing – my favorite restaurants

Apero In Minami-Aoyama, this is a special place with special people and a special history!! Just as I landed in Japan, a friend in Switzerland told me her old friend was running a wine bar,  I bookmarked it to try it out and shortly after realized the guy was very active on social media Off […]