Origin of Japanese arrow pattern / Traditional Kimono pattern ③

Yagasuri. "Japanese arrow pattern" Japanese arrow pattern, called "Yagasuri" is a pattern of white and colored arrow feathers arranged vertically i...

Brown Sugar Manju from Sendai City “Tamazawa Sou-honten”

Have you ever heard Japanese traditional sweets called "Manju"? Manju is a Japanese dessert which sweet red bean paste is wrapped with dough made o...

Wagashi with tea ceremony of July

July is the season of Tanabata. In honor of Tanabata, there are bamboo and bamboo ornaments, the Milky Way, and lovely Wagashi (Japanese desert) wi...

5 advices when we buy kimonos

■Kimono Prices and Where to Buy Are you thinking that kimonos are too expensive? Basically, that is right! It is a one-of-a-kind item mad...

Wagashi with tea ceremony of June

Japanese sweets with tea ceremony of June June is the rainy season in Japan, so Wagashi associated with water are on display in the store. Hav...

Wagashi with tea ceremony of May

What we eat with tea ceremony? At the tea ceremony, traditionally we eat Wagashi (Japanese sweets) just before drinking matcha. This is like a rel...

Origin of Japanese wave pattern / Traditional Kimono pattern ②

Japanese wave pattern called as Seigaiha In Japanese, wave pattern is called "Seigaiha". It is used as a design pattern of kimonos a lot. The traditi...

Origin of Japanese orange peel pattern / Traditional Kimono pattern ①

From Japanese stand point of orange peel pattern. →The pattern of overlapping circles and ovals of the same size in quarters is called "Shippo mo...

「Funawa」Sweet Potato Yokan

■What is Yokan? Yokan is a bar of sweet red bean paste. It is made of red bean paste, agar, and sugar. Yokan is Japanese traditional sweet and u...

“Goshuin-cho” Japanese Pilgrimage Stamp Book

A red seal is a treasure stamp that you receive from a temple as a sign of your prayers when you pay a visit to a temple and pay a sutra (a sutra), and it's not a stamp rally, so we better to visit a temple and shrines before you get one.