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?
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
The Wizard of Oz is alive and well and living in Japan Behold the Japanese train ticket vending machine, which is about as close to infallible as a machine can … Continue Reading The Thing I Learned Today MAR-APR 2022
Japanese musicals: So far off Broadway, they’re an art form in themselves There’s nothing more entertaining than a good old-fashioned musical, performed by an all-Japanese cast. Boggle along with me … Continue Reading Why, Japan, Why? MAR-APR 2022
Sweet Sesame Greens Horensō Goma-ae This magical Japanese way to serve up spinach reduces an entire day’s worth of virtuous greens to a few delicious bites that will leave your … Continue Reading Japanese Home Cooking MAR-APR 2022
All I Asking For Is My Body By Milton Murayama Setting & details: ⭐⭐⭐⭐Authenticity of Japanese characters & dialogue: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Translation quality: N/AEntertainment value: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐My recommendation: Told by a Japanese-American boy … Continue Reading Book Review & Giveaway MAR-APR 2022
Click on photo or link to read the feature Here’s what’s in the Jan-Feb 2022 Japanagram! Beyond Tokyo: Kairaku-en Plum Garden • Japanese Home Cooking: Spicy Japanese Eggplant • Why, … Continue Reading JAN-FEB 2022
Spicy Japanese Eggplant One day in Tokyo, I was at a lunch made by the women in this crazy Japanese women’s club I belong to, where each member had made … Continue Reading Japanese Home Cooking JAN-FEB 2022
The Tattoo Murder Case By Akimitsu Takagi Setting & details: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Authenticity of Japanese characters & dialogue: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Translation quality: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Entertainment value: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐My recommendation: A real page-turner of a police procedural that … Continue Reading Book Review & Giveaway JAN-FEB 2022
Kairaku-en Plum Garden in Mito prefecture Let’s visit the perfect garden for how we’re feeling right now 🌸Like cherry blossoms, which are beloved because their brief but glorious life is … Continue Reading Beyond Tokyo JAN-FEB 2022
The Tokyo International Quilt Festival If you thought quilts were a Western art, think again! 🧵You know how Japan embraces stuff from all over the world, and then turns it … Continue Reading Seasonal Secret JAN-FEB 2022