Travel Blogs from Shizuoka
... day we stayed in Haruno Madoka and I spent the afternoon swapping culinary ideas and she taught me how to make a traditional version of mochi! I had made these before at my host in Yamanashi but I have to say that the way Madoka makes them is much more tasty from a western palette. The dough is made from tofu and sticky rice powder and then filled with any sweet gooey concoction you can think up. We used mashed sweet potatoes in ours but in the past she has ...
... is not in good health and were prepared for a fun night out to let off some steam. The restaurant we were headed for is one neither Madoka nor Daisuke have been to previously so it would be a new experience for all of us. Although fast food chains in the US are speedy, they have few of the same qualities as a conveyor belt sushi restaurant. Let me take you through step by step on how to eat at this type of restaurant and then I'll get into some of the more ...
I recorded a brief clip on our way to work on the first day at Uno Team Farm just to give everyone a feel for the scenery! I finally got it uploaded on youtube...enjoy! :)
... been inundated with new words and ideas about the Japanese way of life as well as the finer points of tea farming. The farm plots that are maintained by the Uno family are scattered all across the mountain and each day we have headed to a new one to weed, prune, harvest and provide general upkeep the the trees. Now for everyone wondering about what kind of tea...the main type of tea processed from these trees is green tea. However, black tea and white ...
... look untidy. Also guys with weed eaters, hedge clippers etc ( a guy has to have his tools). Apparently they do it once a month. The only locals who weren't in on the act were the ones that had decided to go fishing. Maybe we could do this in Auckland although I'm not sure the turnout would be as large. You really had to see it to believe just how many people were out doing "the clean up".
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