Hi guys! It's Mrs. Wada back on duty. I tried to make daikon mochi for the first time yesterday and Mr. Wada liked it. So I thought of sharing it here. By the way, daikon is Japanese word for Japanese raddish.
Daikon Mochi Ingredients
Here are the ingredients: (Makes 6 pieces)
The Story Behind the Photo
In spring of 2014, Mr. Wada and I went to Miyoshi City in Tokushima Prefecture, Shikoku Island to check out the Kazurabashi of Iya (祖谷のかずら橋). It was right before the increase of toll fee of The Great Seto Bridge.
Summer was about to start and before the summer heat
One weekend, Mr. Wada and I wanted to have some adventure. While searching for sightseeing spots nearby, I found an interesting picture of rock formations in Kojima. The place is called Oujigadake/Oujigatake (王子が岳). It's situated in between Kurashiki City and Tamano City.
王子 (ouji) means prince and 岳 (take) means peak.
It's a bit
The Story Behind the Photo
Mr. Wada and I along with our friends went for cycling in Shimanami Kaido in October, 2014.
Shimanami Kaido - it's an expressway in Japan connecting Onomichi, Hiroshima and Imabari, Ehime, nine islands in between. What's good thing about it? There's a separate way for pedestrians and cyclists. At
Hi guys! It’s already September and summer just ended in Japan. But it is still hot and humid again. This year, aside from our major trip in Kanazawa during the obon holiday, we went out for some activities to nearby cities despite the hot weather.
Here are the highlights of our summer 2016.
Hi guys! It's Mrs. Wada on duty.
I'd like to share the news that JB Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Expressway Co., Ltd. is now accepting applicants for the Seto Ohashi Sky Tour Autumn 2016. Seto Ohashi Sky Tour (瀬戸大橋スカイツアー) is being held twice a year, in spring and autumn. A total of 300
Hi guys! It's Mrs. Wada back on duty. It's officially summer! Hot. hot. hot. How about some amazake, a Japanese sweet sake, to beat this summer heat?
I saw this particular TV show featuring amazake and one of the guests in the show is using a yogurt maker to make it. I
How's your week so far? It's Mrs. Wada back on duty again. Here's my another challenge in making Japanese sweets. This time I'm going to share a simple and easy to make Japanese sweets called mitarashi dango. There are many variations of dango sweets in Japan. For mitarashi dango, it's basically a
Hi guys! It's Mrs. Wada back on duty. It's rainy season already and rainy season means it's season for ajisai flowers and of course, fireflies! This year we visited Kibitsu Shrine again for the ajisai (hydrangea) flower festival, here in Okayama City and then Hokubo, Maniwa City for the firefly festival.
How's your week so far? This week started with a rainy day. Rainy season is coming up. Speaking of season, I got fresh fuki (Japanese butterbur) from a friend, which is now in season. Maybe I had one before but I haven't tried cooking it. My friend gave me a rough