Category Archives: Food

Art and Tradition: JETs Practicing Japanese Culture — Tea Ceremony

Sado: The Japanese Way of Tea This is the second in a series of articles exploring Fukushima JETs who practice traditional Japanese arts as a hobby. Tea ceremony is one of those unique traditions that is iconic of Japanese culture. … Continue reading

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FuJET- An Inside Look to the 2014 Hokkaido Trip, Part 11- Ramen Alley

Japan is big on there “Top 3s” and “Best” places. Ask anyone where to find the best ramen and you’ll undoubtedly be told that you need to go to Sapporo. There you will find ramen alley, a narrow little passage … Continue reading

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FuJET- An Inside Look to the 2014 Hokkaido Trip, Part 10- Food

うまいッ! おいしい ! If you have turned on the TV even once during your time in Japan, you’ve heard these phrases uttered by Japanese TV personalities as they dine upon some local delicacy or another. Japan loves their food and Japanese … Continue reading

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Lemon Tart Recipe

LEMON TART RECIPE This is a simple and easy crowd pleaser that I thought I’d share with you all! I’ve literally been making this since I was four, so even if you have trouble with toast, you can manage this … Continue reading

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How to Make Umeshu!

by Danielle Markewicz Unlike some western countries, making your own homemade liquor is not only legal in Japan, but very easy and inexpensive! Once the initial pre-work has been finished, it only requires a little patience before you have your … Continue reading

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