I see that a lot of sake made in Akita on sale at the local supermarkets. “Takashimizu” is the popular brand also in Tokyo.
This hot spring is at Yuze spa village where is surrounded by beautiful mountains and Yoneshiro river, and good to access for Hachimantai sightseeing spot. It is an inn and opened to day use too. (In the bath taking picture is not permitte…
Lately snow has been melting at the site of my house and around. Jpananese butterbur scape “fukinoto” that is a symbol of starting of spring has just appeared from under the snow today.
It has been made as a preserved food in Japan especially at snowy areas like Akita. Dried persimmon is very sweet, so I like eating it with a cup of sugar-free coffee.
Hinai-jidori is one of three major homebred chicken in Japan, and grown in Odate. Its ham and sausage are a little bit expensive but delicious.
My colleague gave me the sweet. In Akita people often share something good voluntarily.
I have eaten the Jerusalem artichokes I pickled two weeks ago. It tastes very good, so I go to grow it in my kitchen garden this year. akitaodatelifeen.hatenablog.com
It is a Japanese rice wine made by the pure underground water of beautiful Mt. Chokai in Akita. This brand is said to be good with a wine grass as well as sake cup.
Morokoshi is a famous confection of Akita, made of azuki bean flour. Its shapes are various; this cherry blossom-shaped one is good seasonally.
I pickled Jerusalem artichokes the landlord of my house cultivated. I did not know this vegetable when I lived in Yokosuka. akitaodatelifeen.hatenablog.com
I love this Tenugui with the names of Sake brands of breweries in Akita!
I cooked dried horse mackerel and sandfish on the woodstove at home. They go very well with Sake.