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Sunday kitchen

     8:40AM
     
31th October  occasionally cloudy  much warmer than yesterday


   
Today is Sunday. (There is no meal of Shibaya on Sunday.)
I'm standing in the kitchen with the daughter.
It's so much fun to cook with her, but she makes a big mess.


patrol car

     7:30AM
     
30th October  cloudiness  cloudy with a chance of rain



   
Something pops up in Kanazawa city?
I saw lots of patrol cars today.




barfly

     7:30AM
     
29th October  shine  a chilly morning

   
Guest of Shibaya and Staff of Shibaya.
We are deep drinkers!



coldness

     7:10AM
     
28th October   rain  quite a nippy morning

As for the cold this morning, I sense the oncoming of winter.



  

Sasadango

     7:50AM
     
27th October  shine  The temperature's dropping.


   
   
This is "Sasadango" of the souvenir from Niigata Prefecture.
It is Japanese cake wrapped by bamboo leaf.



air heating

     7:30AM
     
26th October  rain  break cold



   
It's so cold today.
It is leave the heating on!



GOUTER de ROI

     7:30AM
     
25th October  rain  It's just spitting.


   
Rusk from Gunma Prefecture.
Rusk "Gouter de Roi" - Gateau Festa Harada
The crunchy sugar-coated pieces of breads are addicted to eat.
It is so popular that the shop have customers lined up around the block.



Flower Arrangement

     8:50AM
     
24th October  cloudiness  The weather will get worse.


        
Ikebana is the art of flower arrangement that is popular in Japan.
Ikebana literally means to give flowers life.
I think that Ikebana is always comfortable.



Anpan

     7:50AM
     
23rd October  shine  crisp autumn day



   
Sweet bun from Fukushima Prefecture.
Taste was meltingly delicious!



Souvenirs from Thailand

     7:40AM
     
22nd October  cloudiness  cloudy then sunny


   
We are most grateful for your wonderful thoughtfulness.
It encourages us a lot.
I hope I can see you again sometime soon.
It was indeed a pleasure to have you at Ryokan Shibaya!

Thank you.  


cold-2

     7:30AM
     
21st October  cloudiness

I have a slight fever.
I'm in bed sick on today.
I hope that my temperature is going down tomorrow morning.
Good night!



cold-1

     7:30AM
     
20th October  cloudiness


   
I came down with a cold.
I can't stop the runny nose, the watery eyes, and the sneezing.
I take this medicine, and I go to bed early.



Kanazawa curry miso

     8:40AM
     
19th October  shine  The mornings and evenings are now quite chilly.

 
This is made from mix of curry and miso.
And it's Yamato syoyu's original products.
"How do you like the Kanaza's souvenir, Sir?"



Suffer a burn

     7:20AM
     
18th October  shine  clear autumn sky


        
I suffered a burn on my right arm while cooking!
I ran cold water over the burn soon.
Now, I became painless.



Autumn

     7:00AM
     
17th October  shine
The crystalline autumn have been for the last several days.


There are Japanese proverbs showing how exciting a season autumn.
”Autumn, a season for sports”
”Autumn, a season for reading”
”Autumn, a season for strong appetite”



Oono town

     7:15AM
     
16th October  shine  peaceful morning


 

 
"Oono town" is a port town in the western of Kanazawa city.
The town has long been famous for the production of quality soy sauces.
And there are famous sushi bars.
Please visit if you have time!



Omi-cho Market

     7:10AM
     
15th October  cloudiness  It was raining all up until now.


   

  
A festival called "Ooandon matsuri" will be held to 17th October in Omi-cho Market.




Mr. Tetsu

     7:15AM
     
14th October  shine  warm sunshine


   

   
Dear Tetsu,
Thank you for your make powerful propaganda activities of ryokan Shibaya! 



crabe (Koubakogani)

     7:30AM
     
   13th October  cloudiness  obscured sky



   

   
I can get a low price on Koubakogani.


gym uniform

     7:25AM
     
12th  October  shine  a glorious morning      
 

          
Autumn is the season for sports!


Flower Arrangement

     8:40AM
     
11th October  shine  crystalline autumn


  
It get cool, and prolong the life of a cut flower.


homemade cheesecake

     9:15AM
     
10th October  shine  occasionally rain


   

   

   
I baked the cheesecake and sprinkled a little bit of gold leaf on top.
May I suggest this?





Nenrinpic

     8:45AM
     
9th October  rain  It's just spitting.


   
A sports festival "Nenrinpic" started with a beautiful opening ceremony on today in Kanazawa.
Even though it was unfortunately raining, about 9300 people did entrance procession.



Daigakuimo

     7:50AM
     
8th October  cloudiness  possibly turning to snow in the evening



   
Daigakuimo is one of the traditional Japanese sweet potato's recipe.
It is sugar coated deep-fried sweet potato.
yummy!



Uchinada coast

     8:50AM
     
7th October  shine  It is the warm autumn sun.


   
It is Uchinada coast of today.


chicken steak

     7:20AM
     
6th October  shine  fine autumn weather



   

   
The tonight menu was freerange local traditional pedigree chicken steak.
How was that steak?




"An pan"

     7:20AM
     
5th October  rain  It's raining hard.



   
"An pan" is buns filled with sweet bean paste.
"An" = red bean jam, aka anko. Pan = bread. Bean bread.
Doesn't sound tasty, but this is good for snacks or desserts.
Relish it with coffee, tea or Japanese tea!




Polish candy

     7:30AM
     
4th October  rain  The clouds will clear out in the afternoon.


        
This is the candy presented from Polish guest.
They are larger than Japanese candy and are very sweet and tasty.
Thank you very much!



rice cooked with chestnuts

     8:40AM
     
3rd October  cloudiness  cloudy with a chance of rain




   
The rice cooked with chestnuts was done!


my mother

     9:30AM
     
2nd Octorber  shine  a crystalline autumn morning


     
Today was the birthday of my mother Setsuko.
She turns 75.
Please, live a long healthy life!



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