Amazake (甘酒）If you go to the supermarket in Japan, you can see products named "Amazake". It has a strong image of a winter drink, but Japanese has drunk it since the Edo period to prevent summer fatigue. It is still considered as seasonal word for s...
Matcha (抹茶)Have you ever heard about Japanese matcha? If you are a fan of Japanese food culture, there is not way you have never heard about it. Matcha products are popular all over Japan and even worldwide. However, do you know about how matcha wa...
Kakigoori (かき氷)There are hundreds of matsuri (Japanese traditional festival) all over Japan when summer comes. At matsuri, you can enjoy a lot of Japanese traditional food such as yakisoba, yakitori, ikayaki, etc. Today, we would like to introduce Kaki...
Akafuku Gori (赤福氷)Finally, the kakigoori is coming to the terrace of the summer food festival! This time, we will feature the specialty of "Ise no Kuni" (central Mie PrefectureI), the summer tradition "Akafuku Gori" at the knee of Ise Jingu Shrine. Let's ...