Category: Friends

Mochi machine

Mochi are Japanese sweets made from pounded sticky rice and normally filled with sweet red bean paste. You have probably read me talking about them before, or heard me writing about...

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Sugar-tastic

I entered a competition on the Nagoya International Centre website to win tickets to the Nagoya Sweets exhibition. Having forgotten about it, I was surprised to open my mail box and...

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O-Hanami

On Saturday Hitomi (aka Kato-san) and I went to check out the cherry blossoms at Iwakura, a town just north of Nagoya which is famous for having a river which is...

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MokuMoku

MokuMoku is probably the bestest restaurant in the whole of Nagoya. The fact it’s a buffet and I’m a pig has nothing whatsoever to do with this fact, oh no siree....

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FIRE!!!

Himatsuri is a festival held in a small town at the base of Mount Fuji called Fujiyoshida. The festival is centred around the Sengen Fuji shrine, in which a deity is...

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