This blog is written by author Sachiko who is not a native speaker of English, so it may be hard to read. It is translated from the summary of Japanese page; http://akitaodatelifejp.hatenablog.com/

Polishing rice by coin mill machine

There are vending machines that make brown rice polished everywhere in Akita being famous for rice planting.
People often use this, because having just polished rice is fresh and delicious.

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Tempura of pond smelt

Hachirogata lake in Akita is famous for smelt fishing on ice.

My landlord caught and gave me some.

I fried and ate them, and thought that winter was not bad.f:id:akitaodatelife:20180220204346j:plain