Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Early snow falls on Mt. Fuji

I saw the 1st snowcap of season on Mt.Fuji in this morning from home :)

"Mount Fuji has received its first snow of the season, which is 18 days earlier than average and 12 days earlier than last year, acccording to the Japan Meteorological Agency.
Mount Fuji stands 3,776 m (12,389 ft) high and is located near the Pacific coast of central Honshu, just west of Tokyo. It straddles the boundary of Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures."


Friday, 30 December 2011

Prepare for a New Year

I'm making traditional New Year's food Osechi!

Kuro-mame (black soybeans)
Kohaku-namasu (Red And White Salad)
Tazukuri (teriyaki small dried sardines)
Kuri-kinton (sweet potato and chestnut)
Kinpira (fried burdock root)
Chicken ham

will do
Datemaki(sweet omlet)

here is the last year's (this year??- 2011) Osechi
osechi 2011

Shimekazari (sacred Shinto rope with festoons)
Shimekazari: Susono Station

Today's Mt.Fuji (hiding though)
Mt.Fuji Dec-30-2011

and Done Nengajo (New Year's cards)