Click on photo or link to read the feature Here’s what’s in the May-Jun 2022 Japanagram! Seasonal Secret: Beautiful Japanese Iris Gardens • Japanese Home Cooking: Mint-Cilantro Udon with Fresh … Continue Reading MAY-JUN 2022
If you recognize your email, congratulations! You just won a copy of The Breakaway Japanese Kitchen by Eric Gower If you think this is you, shoot a message to JapanagramJonelle@gmail.com and give … Continue Reading Did you win the May-Jun book giveaway?
It’s summertime, and the last thing you want to do is slave over a hot stove, so what kind of meal can you pull together that turns leftovers and other … Continue Reading Japanese Home Cooking JUL-AUG 2022
Bonsai Village in Ōmiya Let’s stroll through a forest of perfect miniature trees! 🌲Bonsai Village is the neighborhood surrounding the Bonsai Art Museum in Ōmiya, which is home to the … Continue Reading Beyond Tokyo JUL-AUG 2022
Fish Swimming in Dappled Sunlight By Riku Onda Setting & details: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Authenticity of Japanese characters & dialogue: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Translation quality: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Entertainment value: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐My recommendation: A masterful “unreliable narrator” mystery in which … Continue Reading Book Review & Giveaway JUL-AUG 2022
Extreme lunchboxing: The what, how & why of Japanese bentō boxes No country has made more of an art of packing a bag lunch and no moms* put more effort … Continue Reading Why, Japan, Why? JUL-AUG 2022
Toro Nagashi at Shinobazu Pond in Asakusa Floating lanterns on a warm moonlit night 🏮Candle-lit lanterns floating across a pond on a warm moonlit night? Yes, please! This toro nagashi … Continue Reading Seasonal Secret JUL-AUG 2022
Click on photo or link to read the feature Here’s what’s in the Mar-Apr 2022 Japanagram! Beyond Tokyo: Azalea hike at Shiofune Kannon-ji temple • Japanese Home Cooking: Sweet Sesame … Continue Reading MAR-APR 2022
If you recognize your email, congratulations! You just won a copy of All I asking for is my body by Milton Murayama If you think this is you, shoot a … Continue Reading Did you win the Mar-Apr book giveaway?
Iris gardens galore! A sea of purple, delighting the populace for hundreds of years 👘 In the West, it’s rare to see more than a couple of delicate butterfly-like Japanese iris … Continue Reading Seasonal Secret MAY-JUN 2022
Here are two recipes from this month’s book giveaway! Check back in July to see if you won this month’s drawing, but in the meantime please enjoy a delightful summertime … Continue Reading Japanese Home Cooking MAY-JUN 2022
Why yes, that mold IS a National Living Treasure: Everything you ever wanted to know about making sake Japanese sake is surging in popularity as restaurants outside of Japan discover … Continue Reading The Thing I Learned Today MAY-JUN 2022
The Breakaway Japanese Kitchen By Eric Gower Quality of recipes: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Japanese flavor: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Ease of preparation: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐My recommendation: This cookbook is a great favorite of mine, because the flavors are Japanese-inspired … Continue Reading Book Review & Giveaway MAY-JUN 2022
International Food Fails of Japan In a country where only 24% of the population even have a passport (compared to 45% of Americans and 78% of Brits), the closest most … Continue Reading Why, Japan, Why? MAY-JUN 2022
If you recognize your email, congratulations! You just won a copy of The Tattoo Murder Case by Akimitsu Takagi! If you think this is you, shoot a message to JapanagramJonelle@gmail.com and tell … Continue Reading Did you win the Jan-Feb book giveaway?
Shiofune Kannon-ji Temple in Ome Let’s hike through bowers of flowers! 🌳Every April, this temple’s kilometers upon kilometers of hiking trails look out on riotously blooming azaleas, as far as the eye … Continue Reading Beyond Tokyo MAR-APR 2022