Published on 2012-01-21 01:48:44
Making a cup of hojicha latte at home is easy. All you need is some milk (any kind) and loose Hojicha tea leaves... Continue reading →
Published on 2012-01-13 20:42:24
You can get a a very good cup of tea from your humble tea bag, if you give it the proper respect it deserves and follow a few simple rules. Additionally, there are other things a tea bag can do for you, which loose tea cannot... Continue reading →
Published on 2012-01-04 04:13:11
In Japan, if you look into a lady's purse, chances are you will find a a pack of delicate sheets of paper called "Aburatorigami." The little secret is that Aburatorigami is not something just to... Continue reading →
Published on 2011-12-21 19:15:14
In Japanese old calendar winter solstice (typically December 22) is called “Toji”. Days get longer after Toji, and for the Japanese the spring is coming! Continue reading →
Published on 2011-11-23 20:53:35
The Japanese tea ceremony (Chado) is by far more than just having a good cup of green tea in a Japanese setting. Neither a ceremony nor a ritual, it is truly an art form and a way of life. Continue reading →
Published on 2011-10-11 00:32:54
Some gifts are like little haiku poems, beautiful and yet unfinished on purpose. The person you give them to, in using your gift, has to employ his or her thoughts to create personal writings. You touch upon their very personal world, without barging in. Continue reading →
Published on 2011-10-02 02:17:32
Boosts body's general immunity & relieves sore throats & coughs. Biwa-cha (Loquat Tea) is a refreshing herbal tea which has been consumed by Japanese for 1500 years. Continue reading →
Published on 2011-09-30 22:45:56
Japanese have very elaborate rules for table etiquette. Here are a few proper table manner tips for different type of Japanese foods Continue reading →
Published on 2011-08-11 22:59:44
During Obon, Japanese celebrate the return of their ancestor's spirits at home gatherings and street festivals complete with thunderous Taiko drums, traditional dances and magnificent fireworks. Continue reading →
Published on 2011-08-04 23:29:38
The essence of Japanese aesthetic is a concept called "MA" -- the pure, and indeed essential, space between "things" and the total opposite of all which is clutter. Continue reading →
Published on 2011-07-04 11:07:18
Japanese women for generations have known rice bran ("nuka" in Japanese) as an essential skin care product to beautify their legendary soft, flawless complexions. Pure rice bran is rich in vitamin E oil, numerous anti-aging antioxidants, and protects
Published on 2011-02-17 06:34:02
Lotte Collagen drink from Japan for a more supple, smoother skin and for diminishing wrinkles. Collagen is widely used in Japan as a beauty treatment by both men and women. Japanese women commonly attribute their youthfull look and radiant skin
Published on 2011-02-09 10:01:39
Published on 2011-02-09 10:01:39
12 packs of Uguisu-no-Fun powder...Price: $15.93
Published on 2011-02-05 12:34:36
For softer, whiter and radiant-looking skin. Used for centuries by geishas and kabuki actors to cleanse skin and remove make-up[1&91;. Restors skin damaged by sun exposure and aging, whitens skin pigments and cleanses skin pores.
Treated by ult
Published on 2010-12-07 12:24:04
Exquisite handcrafted urushi lacquer flower vase. Perfect for ikebana or western flower arrangement.
Choose vermillion-red vase with orchid or noble-black with Asian hibiscus (Hibiscus Rosa-sinensis) design. ..Price: $183.00
Published on 2010-12-06 07:29:45
Traditional Japanese sake cup. Every cup is a unique, handcrafted pottery, made by artisans in Japan.
Dimensions: 5 x 5 cm (2 x 2 in). The handcraf..Price: $8.00
Published on 2010-12-06 07:26:56
This handcrafted Japanese traditional server will be a conversation piece on any table! Use for serving sake, salad dressing, or as a gravy boat. Microwaveable. Avoid using over direct fire. Handcrafted in Japan.
Published on 2010-12-06 07:06:10
Unique vermillion-red origami style urushi lacquer server for serving sweets and snacks. The emblem is that of a male and a female quail, representing a happy couple.
This traditional quail design appears in m..Price: $78.00
Published on 2010-12-06 07:01:36
Set of 3 authentic urushi lacquered trays. Asian hibiscus (hibiscus rosa-sinensis) stands out against the noble-black background. Perfect as a display or for serving your guests.
Published on 2010-12-06 06:59:07
Magnifivent Asian hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) stands out on this exquisite noble-black urushi lacquer tray. Perfect as a display or for serving your guests.
Published on 2010-12-06 06:47:36
Set of “His and Hers” exquisite urushi lacquer chopsticks. One pair is 22.5 cm (8.9 in) and the other is 21 cm (8.3 in) long.
Published on 2010-12-06 06:42:26
Exquisite urushi lacquer chopsticks with yellow orchid or Asian hibiscus (hibiscus Rosa-sinensis) emblem.
One pair. 22.5 cm (8.9 in) long. Handcraft..Price: $20.00
Published on 2010-11-29 12:12:31
Set of 3 authentic urushi lacquered trays. White Crinum Lily (Hamayu) stands out on this exquisite vermillion-red urushi lacquer tray. Perfect as a display or for serving your guests.
Published on 2010-11-29 11:45:50
White Crinum Lily (Hamayu) stands out on this exquisite vermillion-red urushi lacquer tray. Perfect as a display or for serving your guests.