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Archive for 2月, 2011

Happy Valentine’s day!! (Special Feature:Valentine Sweets 2011 part3)

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Happy Valentine’s Day to all of our wonderful readers!!

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These lovely Piggies “The Pig of Happiness” are free gift from Matsuya Ginza department store.
You can get it when you buy chocolates at the valentine’s chotolate section.

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This is a wonderful box of chocolates from Frederic Cassel.
You will find the stripe one”Helena Abricot” that chocolate and apricots go together and making a great harmony.

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“Palet Chateau” is a luscious chocolate ganache that you can enjoy a blissful moment.

Frederic Casse

ita-sha art

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Itasha is the name of decorated car by bishojo anime or manga characters.
Interesting but too brave to ride on the street… ita means painful, sha means car.

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These photos are at Laforet Harajuku, artwork by Tomoyuki Sakaguchi – great CG fantasy itasha!

itasha – Wikipedia
Tomoyuki Sakaguchi itasha – his portfolio

A Year-end short trip to Kyoto-Arashiyama: 2nd day part4

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Dinner at HIROKAWA (Unagi-eels restaurant):

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We had “shira-yaki”( grilled Unagi without sauce. Put little soy-sauce and wasabi.) “hoso-umaki”(It is rolled in egg crapes with Unagi with sauce),

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“koi-no-arai” (sashimi of Carp) and “unaju” (grilled eel with sauce over rice) with “aka-dashi” (miso-soup).
We had enjoyed the delicious and tender in the inside of the eel. Also, eels are often said that they make us to enhance stamina.
HIROKAWA (Japanese)

A Year-end short trip to Kyoto-Arashiyama: 2nd day part3

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We had a break at a cafe of SAGANO-YU where was renovated public bath because it was freezing cold outside.

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We had pancakes with butter and maple syrup and a cup of latte.
They made us very happy. The moist and soft pancakes were very good not only the appearance but also the taste.
SAGANO-YU (Japanese)

Japanese lolly with plum from Muji

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The simple candy is made from sugar & water, like homemade one.
And the toppings are freeze-dry umeboshi plums.
Sour & salty fruit really goes with sweet candy. I love this ;)

Japanese lolly with plum (Muji – Japanese)
umeboshi – Wikipedia

Henri Charpentier

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I went to beautiful Henri Charpentier’s cafe in Ginza.

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Me & my friend had Valentine’s Day special cake, Esprit Rouge & Chic Noir.

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You’ll go down a staircase to the cafe… and the bookshelves has secrets.
If you wish to know, please ask a shopgirl like “I wish to touch up my makeup” ;)

Henri Charpentier (Japanese)

Toshihippo chocolate (Special Feature:Valentine Sweets 2011 part2)

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The cute Toshihippo chocolates are from acclaimed pastry chef Toshi Yoroizuka.
The Toshihippo is a whimsical molded hippopotamus will bring a big smile and satisfaction.

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Dark chocolate Toshihippo contains a mouthwatering praline which is made from chocolate blended with ground roasted and caramelised hazelnuts.
Milk chocolate Toshihippo contains sweet-and-sour wild strawberries.

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I’m sure the lovely Toshihippo is the perfect Valentine’s gift.
Toshi Yoroizuka (Japanese)

Bon Bonne Anniversary (Special Feature:Valentine Sweets 2011 part1)

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This is a “deco Chocolat” box from Bon Bonne Anniversary.

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These are lovely and unique decorated French chocolate:the flavor of milk and caramel.
The chocolate with icing in fun colors and flavors make everyone smile.

anniversary (Japanese)

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