Mt. Tashiro in Odate makes lots bamboo shoots called “Nemagaridake”, that are soft, narrow and long characteristically. A day in the season, this year was today, the event that you can eat valuable Nemagaridake miso soup is held. In Akita …
It is an instant curry containing the pork and apples, green onions made in Akita. This curry having umami is reproduced from the boardingproviding meals of "Kawatsura Unso", transport company in Yuzawa-shi. I bought it at "Michinoeki Kisa…
The asparagus in my garden has grown 180 cm, too tall to eat.I get to know the unknown ecology of vegetables thanks to kitchen garden.
Akita butterburs in my garden have grown big like umbrella.Its stem is good for food, stewed or pickled. akitaodatelifeen.hatenablog.com akitaodatelifeen.hatenablog.com
When i lived in Yokoska I used heating equipments on November to March or April.I have turned on the kerosene fan heater continuingly today on June here Akita.
The weather forecast says that the low under 10℃ will continue for the next several days on June.I have put away the heating equipments except a kerosene fan heater to enjoy the short summer of Akita.
Today I failed to have a breakfast because I had gotten up late.When working in the morning I just happened to meet my former colleague dump truck driver, then he gave me the "Monaka".He speaks Odate dialect with strong accent and I can un…
Long onion "Naga-negi" is useful for Japanese hot pot cuisines and so on. They can overwinter after being harvested.
It was an unseasonably hot day today. I visited to the cafe that is renovated of old Japanese-style house standing in rice fields in Oga peninsula. Many Japanese traditional folk houses are built by airy construction. The cafe was pretty c…
My house is surrounded with rice fields "Tanbo". In this season many frogs living in Tanbo sing at night. Anyway, why are you in my kitchen?
I set my greenhouse for the first time. I am going to cultivate watermelon, various vegetables and fruits.
Many rice fields in Odate are ready to rice-planting.
The bending machine at my workplace has changed its all items to cold beverages. My job is to drive a heavy truck and unload ready-mixed concrete in construction sites. I feel more delicious now with having drinks on break time than when I…
This red wine is made from the grape variety "Wine Grand" which crossed with wild vines, and the grapes are made in Kosaka town. Kosaka and neighboring Aomori prefecture have the beautiful Towadako lake. It is connected with that a lot of …
This is an instant curry containing high quality Wagyu beef "Yuri-gyu" that had brought up at the natural environment in Yurihonjo-shi. Its complicated ingredients make the curry spicy and tasty. I bought it at "Michinoeki Kisakata Nemu-no…
I helped my landlords to mow the weeds of their rice fields. The weed cutter was heavy, and I felt this work is so hard.
I had never eaten these wild vegetables when I lived in Yokosuka.I can get over severe winter of Akita for them.The taste is wonderful.
The winter is so long in Akita. I had lived in several areas in Japan, and I feel happiest here when spring is coming.
Sakura blossoms are falling on my work place.Japanese sensitivity has loved the beauty from ending of its life since a lot time ago.
My acquaintance gave me this wild vegetable she gathered in the mountain.Its unique aroma lets me feel spring.
I had enjoyed the last holidays too much, and not taken care of my kitchen garden.My landlord who is a farmer lessoned me severely before going to work.
This wild vegetable is stored for long time being dried.Drying with sun sometimes rubbing is little bit hard, but this process makes it wonderful taste.