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;

Food, Drink

Ayu festival Odate

"Lucky Pierrot"


In vinyl house jungle

"Ramen shop Aji-Q Takanosu"

Harvesting first bottle gourd

"Akita Kanto Matsuri" festival

A melon cup of wine

Harvesting potato

Grilled Beef Tongue "Rikyu"

Bassia scoparia

"Sugano shokudo"

Finding hidden watermelon

Blue rice field and mountain

Prince melon

Watermelon bearing fruit

Overgrown cucumber

"Ikinari Steak"

harvesting first tomato

Cooking zucchini and eggplant


Eco fair and great flea market in Odate

Sake party (Hokushika, BURLEY'sCLUB in Odate)

Natural Sake

Mt. Tashiro

Ayu fishing season

Bottle gourd

Red bell pepper

Butter Mochi

Harvesting first cucumber

"Cafe Dake"

Watering inspite of raining

Locating vinyl tunnel in green house

Cucumber in kitchen garden

Baking Nemagaridake

"Neriya banana"

Saved potato

Harvest festival of “Nemagaridake”, bamboo shoot(in Tashiro, Odate city)

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 …

Tempura of robinia pseudoacacia

Cooking parsley I grew

Universal welsh onion stopping regeneration

Rice fields today

"Kawatsura curry”

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…

Overgrown asparagus

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.

Izakaya "Akitaya"

"Danke Coffee"

Rice planting machine

"Sakurada Drive-in”

Nice timing sweet

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…

Growing Japanese long onion

Long onion "Naga-negi" is useful for Japanese hot pot cuisines and so on. They can overwinter after being harvested.