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Lunch boxes 2

Hello, it is Tomomi.

It is getting warmer in Japan.

It is a good season to play outside.

How is the weather where you are?


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Lunch boxes 2

Lunch boxes

Hello, it is Tomomi.

In Japan, the new term begins in April for schools and companies.


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I think that there are many people who started making lunch boxes for their families and themselves.

I make lunch boxes for my son and myself, and I am worried about how to choose different dishes and the colour combination. 

Lunch boxes

Useful web pages for a new life

Hello, it is Tomomi.


We have one of the most beautiful seasons in Japan.

The cherry blossoms are in full bloom.


In Japanese schools the academic year begins in April, so we are now in graduation season in March.

How about your country?


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When we graduate, we receive a diploma like in this photo.

We usually roll up the diploma and place it in a tubular case.

Useful web pages for a new life

Pyeongchang Olympics & Paralympics and Korean dishes

Hello, it is Tomomi.

With the cold winter wind, I feel like it is below freezing point in Japan.


The Pyeongchang Olympics have started!!

I have been glued to the TV.

I have been impressed by the performance of not only the Japanese players but also the players from different countries.


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Pyeongchang Olympics & Paralympics and Korean dishes

Sake lees

Hello, it is Tomomi.

We had snow this week in Tokyo.

We have not seen such a snowfall for several years.


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Sake lees

Bonen-kai

Hello, it is Tomomi.

Time is flying so quickly and it is already December.

Christmas and New Years day is right around the corner and I am excited because it is the most special time of the year.


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Bonen-kai

Dashi

Hello, it is Tomomi.

It is getting cooler and cooler day by day in Japan.

How is the weather there?


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Dashi

Halloween

Hello, it is Tomomi.

The leaves are changing color in Japan.

October has come by fast.

 

One event in October is Halloween.

In this post, I will talk about Japanese Halloween and my memory of Halloween.


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Halloween

Hitsu-mabushi

Hello, it is Tomomi.

The days are getting shorter in Japan.

I think fall is just around the corner.

I like fall because I think food is more delicious and the weather is more comfortable to go out.


The other day, I went to Nagoya.


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One enjoyment of travel is to eat local dishes.

Local dishes in Nagoya is called "Nagoya-meshi".

Nagoya-meshi is a Japanese regional cuisine of the city of Nagoya and the surrounding region in central Japan.

It includes "Miso-katsu", "Tebasaki", "Hitsu-mabushi, and so much more.

 

Miso-katsu is deep fried pork cutlets covered in rich miso sauce.

Tebasaki is spicy Nagoya fried chicken wings.

In this post, I will talk about "Hitsu-mabushi" which is one famous Nagoya-meshi.

Hitsu-mabushi

Onigiri

Hello, it is Tomomi.


August 11th is mountain day.

It is a new national holiday in Japan.

It started from 2016.

It is a day to give thanks to mountains.


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It seemed that many mountain climbing events were held that day this year, too.


Though I did not climb a mountain that day, I climbed mountains when I was a child for school events.

I loved the taste when I ate "Onigiri" at the top of the mountain.


In this post, I will talk about Onigiri.

Onigiri

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