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    Invitation to variety of Regional dishes in Japan Hi. I’m Yukako who lives in the northern part of Europe, and teaches and tells people about Japanese traditional culture such as tea ceremony, kimono, etc. offline and online.   This time I would like to introduce regional dishes in Japan! Many of you may know “okonomiyaki” ...
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    Japanese traditional hand towel “Tenugui”   Hi. I’m Yukako who lives in the northern part of Europe, and teaches and tells people about Japanese traditional culture such as tea ceremony, kimono, etc. offline and online. Have you ever seen Japanese traditional hand towel “tenugui”? It’s made of cotton and very thin, rectangle shape of a ...
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    Secret History of Japanese sweets   Hi. I’m Yukako who lives in the northern part of Europe, and teaches and tells people about Japanese traditional culture such as tea ceremony, kimono, etc. offline and online.   In other article, I wrote how important sweets are in Japanesesociety. Sweets need one essential material called “satou” in ...
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    Secret of Yatsuhashi – A Japanese popular sweets Hi. I’m Yukako who lives in the northern part of Europe, and teaches and tells people about Japanese traditional culture such as tea ceremony, kimono, etc. offline and online.   Have you ever heard of a snack named “Yatsuhashi”? It’s one of the most popular and famoussweets ...
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    Omiyage – sharing travel memories Hi. I’m Yukako who lives in the northern part of Europe, and teaches and tells people about Japanese traditional culture such as tea ceremony, kimono, etc. offline and online. Have you ever received omiyage from Japanese friends? In Japan, people always buy family or friends something from the trip, which ...