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

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.

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.

Hikage Onsen

Broccoli putting out flower bud


Light snowfall on rice field

Cooking edible chrysanthemum in kitchen garden

"Oga-Dra" Dorayaki bean‐jam pancake

Tonburi, belvedere fruit

Apples made in Akita

Akita is producing many apples. Apples are on sale at specialty shops along the street. The information is as of October 27th 2017.

Important job

Baking sweet potato on woodstove

"Nagahama cofee Odate"

Access to home from bar

Over time work and beer

Eating new rice

Private time Increasing after work

KQ train and Akita 's food event

Oktoberfest in Akita

"Chinese restaurant Parista"

"Kuroko doughnut"

"Utto Gonta cake" (made by Banbai, Kitaakita city )

Kiritanpo festival Odate

Dried sardine ramen

Blooming Jerusalem artichoke flower

Failing to starting winter preparation

Golden rice field

Cooking Osmunda japonica I dried

Cooking bitter gourd I grew

Making pasta dish with summer vegetable