Category: Japan 2014

Making Soba!

Today, at the Hinode-ya restaurant near Mikuni, we had the opportunity to make our own buckwheat noodles (Soba), from the doe, to the rolling and finally the cutting. Then we ate a meal totally composed of soba, this time eaten cold, in two different… Continue Reading “Making Soba!”

Dave. Day Twelve. Hinode-ya

Today we are making our own Soba (buckwheat noodles)!

Yakiniku @ Ichi Ban Boshi

Last evening in Mikuni as tomorrow we are first learning to make our own Soba (noodles) and then off to Kyoto. But right now it’s time to meet the Marble Meat in person! Ichi Ban Boschi, Mikuni’s best Korean Grill was simply a dream.

Dave. Day Eleven. Kanazawa Castle Park

Dave chillin’ with a Samourai

There are also strange things at Higashi-Chaya-Gai

There is a Ninja…

… hidden in this picture. This picture was taken at the Myōryū-ji temple in Kanazawa – also called the Ninja temple for its many hidden staircases, escape routes, secret chambers, concealed tunnels and trick doors.

Kimono Girls in Higashi-Chaya-Gai

Just really dig those Kimonos. You just see so little of them today.

German Cafe @ Kanazawa.

This morning we hit Kanazawa station for a quick breakfast… – Long Vienna sausage France? – France Danish? Wow. Talk about multicultural food! – Maccha Green Tea Croissant – Maple Toast German French Amazing stuff. We should be paid to taste this…

Dave. Day Eleven. Kanazawa.

Dave is off to visit the Ninja Castle!

Shopping at Iza

Iza is the supermarket at Mikuni. You could spend hours looking at the stands. Here is just a short selection. Enjoy!