28th February cloudiness call for cloudy skies
"duck meat" "Sudare-fu"
"Jibuni" of Shibaya
Jibuni is a very special traditional Kaga recipe in that it uses duck meat in accordance with the original style from the old times. Jibuni stew uses specially designed lacquer, jibuwan which is wide and shallower than normal bowls which shows that Jibuni has a special place in the traditional Kaga cuisine. It's made with duck meat covered with flour, a special ingredient "Sudare-fu"-made with seasonal vegetables and shiitake (mountain mushrooms). When you consider Japanese food, Jibuni is a recipe with a difference. Wasabi is added as a condiment.
Please try Jibuni with Shibaya!!
26th February rain make a forecast of rain during a day
This is pot-sticker and hot spicy tofu of "Karyuutei" in knazawa city.
The all-you-can-eat of the dish with more than 100 kinds of goods is recommended.
The price is 1980 yen.
Six-kind lunch is all 780 yen.
You may have free refills on rice and soup.
24th February shine The sky is completely clear.
This is a fish that is called "Okoze".
It has the deadly poison in the dorsal fin, and it has a grotesque face.
However, the fat of the body is a little in the white meat, and the taste is delicious.
It has dealings all the year round by high price in Japan.
It salts, and coat with flour. deep-fry
Tempura of vegetable that is called "Wasabina"
21 February shine It'll be clear in the morning, and cloudy later.
A day of 13-year-old daughter started at 8 am and ended 8 pm.
She performed the dance at the recital of the Classical Japanese dance.
Classical Japanese dance is consists of three elements,mai,odori,and furi.
Now Japanese dance is practiced as a feminine refinement.
When they dance,they wear Japanese folk costumes, Kimono.
19 February snow There is about 3 centimeters of snow on the ground at now.
This is a schoolhouse at the junior high school to which my childrens attend.
It is right by Kenrokuen garden, and located next to a Kaga yuzen tradition industrial hall.
The School was established in 1947, it have a history of oldest in Kanazawa.
And, it is said that the red outer walls of the schoolhouse is unusual.
18th February Fair, later, occasionally cloudy,
But the sky is dark in the west.
"Yosenabe" is a one-pot Japanese dish.
It literally means putting everything together in a pot.
You can put various ingredients, such as fish, seafood, and vegetables in yosenabe.
Please simmer until being softened by broth (dashi) made of sake, the soy sauce, the mirin, seaweed, and the salt.
Yosenabe is almost always served with Ponzu Sauce.
In Japan, one-pot dish cooked at the table is one of the popular winter dish.
16th February cloudiness It looks like it's going to rain.
I am attending an English blog course of the Kanazawa city hotel inn union that started last spring.
And this blog was made.
At first, everything was very difficult for me.
However, I made-up with help from a teachers and participants.
I'm so grateful to everyone.
Unfortunately, this course ended today.
I would like to say thank you for everything you have done for me.
10ht February rain intermittent rainshowers
"Kinkato" sugar sweet stuff
This is one of the indispensable decoration sweet stuffs in Kanazawa's Hinamatsuri and happy occasions.
Melted caster sugar pour into a wood pattern, and hardened, and color.
The craftsman in Kanazawa honor traditions and make sweet stuffs the way it has been done.
8th February cloudiness It's supposed to rain in the afternoon.
It is time of the dinner at Shibaya.
You would eat everything in sight, saying "Meal of Japan is great!"
In addition to rice and pickles, there are sashimi , boiled fish, beef steak and salad, crabe nabe, vinegared dishes and dessert.
Thank you for allowing us to serve you.
7th February shine It'll be clear in the morning, and cloudy later.
"Buri teriyaki" is a good side dish in a Japanese-style meal.
Teriyaki is a way of Japanese cooking.
To make a teriyaki dish, ingredients are broiled or roasted after being marinated in or basted by teriyaki sauce.
It is the teriyaki sauce that brings the shiny look (teri) to the ingredients.
4th February shine Fair weather, later, occasionally snow
The Kanazawa city go through a cold snap again.
Tomorrow and the day after tomorrow, the guests who will come to Shibaya,
Please come watching your step!!
Because there is break in the weather in Hokuriku District(Kanazawa city), there is a legend "Do not forget the umbrella even if you forget the box lunch."
3rd February shine Ground is blanketed by snow this morning.
Japanese sushi are not only the hand-rolled sushi (nigiri-zushi), Sushi rolls (maki-zushi) are also very popular.
Sushi rice and various ingredients are rolled in nori (dried seaweed).
Today is Setsubun, so I made this maki-zushi.
And, I gave it to the guests who stayed at Shibaya tonight.
Because, we eat rolled sushi to bring them good fortune, while facing in the year's auspicious direction in Setsubun day.
2nd February cloudiness a sullen sky and overcast weather
my doll, about fifty years ago
March 3rd is Doll Festival in Japan.
When I gave birth about 50 years ago, my parents wished growth and happiness, and gave me the doll of this set.
We are displaying these sets of dolls until March 3rd in the lobby of the Shibaya Inn.
Please come and take a look at my dolls!
1st February cloudiness It looks like rain any time now.
Green tea and hot water Machine in Shibaya
It is set up in every floor.
You can use it any time free of charge.
A built in cleaning system will ensure that the Tea Machine always performs at its best, and always provides you with the perfect cup of Greentea.
And, it is convenient for instant noodles because the hot water of about 100 degrees C comes out.