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Here’s what’s in the Sep-Oct 2021 Japanagram!
Beyond Tokyo: Fox Village in the Snow • Japanese Home Cooking: Kinako Shortbread Cookies with Salted Brown Sugar Buttercream • Why, Japan, Why?: One more reason why I love Japan • Seasonal Secret: Stroll through the tunnels of golden gingko trees • Book Review: All She Was Worth by Miyuki Miyabe
Japanese Home Cooking: Kinako Shortbread Cookies with Salted Brown Sugar Buttercream
Every holiday season I like to sneak one new cookie onto the plate of old favorites, and I can already tell these are going to be a big hit! They’re sparkly and buttery (with a hint of nutty), and the filling is bursting with brown sugar goodness…read more
Seasonal Secret: Come stroll through the tunnels of golden gingko trees with me!
|In Japan, gingko trees are planted in stately alleys for one reason and one reason only: the few days in late November and early December, when they become tunnels of wonder and pave the streets with gold…read more|
Beyond Tokyo: So. Many. Foxes.
Come with me to the mountains of Miyagi prefecture when they’re are covered in snow, and let’s cavort with dozens and dozens of foxes at their fluffiest and furriest…read more
Why, Japan, Why?: One more reason why I love Japan
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Book Review: All She Was Worth by Miyuki Miyabe
This excellent page-turner was the first one by bestselling Japanese mystery writer Miyuki Miyabe to become available in English, and it’s still my favorite. If you haven’t read any of hers, you’re in for a treat!…read more
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“A fascinating mix of history and mystery.” —Booklist