Archive for August, 2008

Wagashi: Kyoto Daimonji Namagashi

Wagashi: Kyoto Daimonji Namagashi
Kyoto Daimonji Namagashi 大文字 生菓子 Kyoto Daimonji Namagashi 大文字 生菓子
More Daimonji! The biggest of the big characters of the late-summer mountainside bonfires is ‘dai’, literally ‘great’ or ‘big’. Here it is on a sweet, soft and chewy tea ceremony confection.…

52 Day Moromi Junmai Ginjo Namazake + New Project

52 Day Moromi Junmai Ginjo Namazake + New Project
52 Day Moromi Junmai Ginjo Namazake + New Project 五拾弐日もろみ 純米吟醸 52 Day Moromi Junmai Ginjo Namazake + New Project 五拾弐日もろみ 純米吟醸生
A new and excellent sake discovery! Photos with Paku’s new iPhone. Great label design. New, and secret Peko project!…

Wagashi: Daimonji Okuribi Senbei and Kompeito

Wagashi: Daimonji Okuribi Senbei and Kompeito
Wagashi: Daimonji Senbei and Kompeito 京都 大文字 送り火 せんべい こんぺいとう Wagashi: Daimonji Senbei and Kompeito 京都 大文字 送り火 せんべい こんぺいとう
Daimonji: A festival like non other in the entire world! Daimonji, literally means ‘great (big) character’. On a mid-August night massive bonfires are burned on 5 mountainsides surrounding Kyoto in the form of Chinese characters and pictograms to guide the visiting spirits back to the other world. Tawaraya Yoshitomi uses…

Happy Birthday KyotoFoodie! Classic and Summer Theme Japanese Junk Food

Happy Birthday KyotoFoodie! Classic and Summer Theme Japanese Junk Food
Classic and Summer Theme Japanese Junk Food Presents! Subscribe to KyotoFoodie
Happy Birthday KyotoFoodie! KyotoFoodie is now one year old and we are throwing a party with presents of Japanese ‘classic’ and ‘summer’ junk food!…

Kyoto Furoshiki Store Karakusaya

Kyoto Furoshiki Store Karakusaya
Kyoto Furoshiki Store Karakusaya (唐草屋) Kyoto Furoshiki Store Karakusaya (唐草屋)
The furoshiki wrapping cloth is both utilitarian and beautiful. In daily life it is used to wrap and carry lunch boxes to work or picnics and on special occasions for wrapping gifts of food and drink.…
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