Posted on July 5, 2015

Japan by Prefecture: Shiga (滋賀県)

Japan by Prefecture: Shiga (滋賀県)

It’s time for ‘Japan by Prefecture‘ again! This is the series that aims to provide the highlights of each prefecture of Japan, along with my personal favourites and suggestions from readers. This week, we’re looking at Shiga (滋賀県). Shiga Prefecture is part of the Kansai Region (関西地方) and the capital is Otsu (大津市). A big thank you to Zooming Japan, Sengoku Sophie, and Japan Australia for contributing ideas … Continue reading

Kansai Kitchen – Japanese Street Food in Bristol

Kansai Kitchen – Japanese Street Food in Bristol

Okonomiyaki is one of my all-time favourite Japanese streetfood dishes, so you can imagine how delighted I was to find out about Kansai Kitchen, a new Japanese street food stall in Bristol specialising in okonomiyaki! For those of you who don’t know, okonomiyaki (お好み焼き) is a kind of savoury pancake from the Kansai region of … Continue reading