My master of mountain vegetables and driving gave me. It smells like garlic, and lets me want a glass of beer.
In Akita, or maybe rural areas in all Japan, we see the convenience stores having parking lots many cars also large trucks can park in. I was surprised at first, because urban shops often have no parking space.
I received the good news that it is easy to grow the tasty Japanese mountain vegetable fatsia sprouts at home. My colleague was so kind as to give me the harvesting kit he made. I am looking forward them to get big.
I think that In Japan we see the baseball cap written of somehow no meaning English message, especially farmers wears. I do not know why the farmers wear it, but I was given it from my senior of agriculture and driving. I really like it.
I visited the event of making Shinto festoon “Shimenawa” at Idegawa area in Odate last month. Today the rope was dedicated for the sacred tree“Idegawa-no-Keyaki”. For a year the rope is listed, then the residents will make the new one on A…
Ms. Kasuga Toyo Shibaho who is my teacher of “Edo-Kouta” in Tokyo, traditional short song of Japan, is from Akita. We say that women from Akita are beautiful. In fact, she is the most typical.
It is smoked radish pickles known as Akita’s specialty. It is loved around Japan. In Akita people teach each other how to cook delicious foods.
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.
Yesterday was Vernal Equinox Holiday. The mountain villages in this area has had an event that people kindle firelight to mourn for their ancestor at night. Several days before and after the holiday, we hold a Buddhist mass for the decease…
My colleague gave me the sweet. In Akita people often share something good voluntarily.
The zelkova tree “Idegawa-no-Keyaki” stands at Idegawa area in Odate. The tree has been living over millennium. It has 5 trunks from one root, and its perimeter of the stump is about 28 meter. People here cherish it, think the god is in, m…