japanese ingredients

A cafe is in Takada park!

See this cute logo on the teacup! This is a sparrow! It’s really cute, is it? When you go to Takada park,  you’ll find Joetsu historical museum. There is a cafe on the first floor of that museum. It is managed by Omoya, which is a Japanese confectionary shop. You can enjoy different kinds of drinks […]

Japanese traditional hand-made soy sauce and miso shop

Soy sauce and miso play very important roles in Japanese cuisine. They are indispensable when we make Japanese dishes at home. Soy sauce and miso are made from soybeans, but each product has different mixtures. Soy sauce is mixed with soybeans, flour, and salt. Miso is mixed with soybeans, rice or barley, and salt.  It […]