Monthly Archives: November 2012

When East meets West – Japaneese meets Jewish and Israeli food

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Being veggie and kosher limits the amount of Japanese food I can sample (clearly not the sweet section…)    Last year our friends Takao and Mayoko introduced us to Mochi kinchaku: a little rice cake in a tofu-skin bag that looks like a little money sache’. Add it … Continue reading

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Shichi Go San (7-5-3)

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The first time I heard about shichi-go-san was last year in Mrs.Suzuki’s 1st grade class. They were learning about celebrations, I was helping out and learning too. This year I made sure to be out and about in shrines around Tokyo … Continue reading

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