Washoku Wednesday: Kaki (Persimmons)

Thanks to Courtney for finally giving me some inspiration on what to do with the persimmons I was given! Another favorite fall fruit in Japan is kaki, or persimmons. The sweet, lightly spiced pulp of persimmons is perfect for fall-time baking or enjoying fresh. However you must be careful which type of persimmon you are about... Continue Reading →

5 Faves: Autumn Foods

Tomorrow is American Thanksgiving and I find myself in a bit of a dilemma. Living abroad for the past four years, far from home and family, has made me crave somewhat of a traditional holiday. I know I won't be enjoying turkey (no oven in most Japanese homes) or the happy sounds of 20+ family... Continue Reading →

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