ginger, rediscovered.

This past May we went on a long-anticipated trip to Japan. For three weeks, we walked, ate, observed, photographed, and talked our way through some of the major cities and smaller rural areas. We practised the little phrases of Japanese we had learned (I spent almost an hour trying to perfect my pronounciation of konbanwa, […]

gomae!

Gomae!  My new war cry! But also the Japanese word for a side dish of vegetables and sesame dressing. Gomaaaaeeee!!! I first ate gomae during a lovely party held at a Japanese restaurant a few weeks ago.  It was a terrific and well-timed discovery, as I had just bought a gigantic, 1 kg bag of […]