Food errors // Interesting Ingredients // Favourite Foods // Lessons Learnt for Vegetarians Before I came to Japan, I thought I knew quite a lot about Japanese food. I’ve been to Yo Sushi and Wagamama; we have always have miso, udon, soba and tofu in the cupboard: so, what could be so confusing- right? WRONG. It didn’t… Read More FOOD!

Learning to Be a Lady

Ikebana 生け花 Class at Ikenobo // Tea Ceremony 茶の湯 at Sumiya Ryokan Ikebana and tea ceremony are two of the fundamental pillars of Japanese high culture* and any person wishing to be considered refined (one of my top wishes, actually) should be trained in both. Though both originated as men-only activities, both became a requirement for women to master… Read More Learning to Be a Lady