Ngaam's Blog – March 2012 Archive (6)

Japanese Tea Time

In this season, I like to prepare some Japanese sweets for 3:00 p.m. rather than cakes. Many of them are made of "mochi" -- steamed sticky rice balls with various stuffings. Here you can see in the pic are;

Dango - tri-colored ball sticks. No stuffings. Sakura and green tea flavored.

Sakura mochi - pink mochi with red bean stuffing and wrapped with salted leaf.

These sweets are sakura scented and often taken for tea times as well as cherry blossom view picnic.…


Added by Ngaam on March 25, 2012 at 4:05pm — No Comments

KIMONO tourists

Today I visited Ryoanji temple, famous for Zen-spiritual rock garden. But what I saw and got more interested in than the garden was...KIMONO fever among western tourists!

Added by Ngaam on March 21, 2012 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Kyoto vegetables

In Kyoto there are many vegetables not so common in other areas in Japan. Today I had a nice lunch at a restaurant which serves such Kyoto veggies.

My favorite was various kind of radish; white, red, orange, green...were sliced thinly and topped with Kyoto veggie dressing. I tried Kamo-leak green sauce.

Not only salad, all meals here involves fresh vegetable in…


Added by Ngaam on March 19, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments


Osaka station. Beautiful outlook.

Added by Ngaam on March 18, 2012 at 9:39am — No Comments


Added by Ngaam on March 16, 2012 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Nice to meet you!

Added by Ngaam on March 15, 2012 at 5:01pm — No Comments

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