Tagged with wasabi

Ichigo Ichie: The Wasabi You Eat Probably Isn’t Wasabi

Ichigo Ichie: The Wasabi You Eat Probably Isn’t Wasabi

“Ichigo ichie” (一期一会): a Japanese idiom meaning “one time, one meeting”. The phrase embodies the cultural concept of treasuring meetings with people, and is often translated as “one chance in a lifetime”, reminding people to cherish any meeting or experience they are part of, as they may not be repeated. It’s a phrase I love, … Continue reading

Weekly Shiritori #24

Weekly Shiritori #24

Last week’s post was about Kuzumochi (くずもち / 葛餅), so this week I need to start with  ち (chi). Thank you for all your suggestions: アネケ with Chiba (千葉), chi (血 / blood), cha (茶 / tea) and chipsu (チップス / potato chips), and japanaustralia with chikuwa (竹輪) and chingensai (青梗菜 / Chinese Cabbage). They were all great … Continue reading

Wasabi Chocolate

Wasabi Chocolate

Seeing as it’s Easter, I thought I’d post about chocolate today. Classy Swiss chocolate brand Lindt has recently released a new wasabi flavour chocolate and I’m happy to say it’s GOOD! Dark chocolate and wasabi go together in much the same way as dark chocolate and chilli – you wouldn’t expect it to work, but … Continue reading

Quick Japan-fixes in London

I spent the day in London yesterday because I had some meetings at recruitment agencies (still no job… sigh). While I was there, I took the opportunity to get some quick Japan-fixes… First, I accidentally ordered a Matcha Chiller in Eat. I know, I know. How can you “accidentally” order something?! Well, I was thinking … Continue reading