2009-10-02

History of...

I heard that it's booming of learning history among young girls in japan recentely. They adore of hero in those days-you know Samurai or Bushi.

530yrs ago,it was Muromachi-Period in japan. Samurai bushi fighten in a great struggle each other in order to control small land.

you might like the Kinkakuji temple built in those days. The tenple is covered with gold leaf so much. Very gorgeous!



By the way,i bought sweets in Kyoto before. I'm sure this is a kinda  tough and thin cookie or biscuit. Amazingly the store standed in the 15 century-for about 530yrs ago.Very long standing.


Basically the shop deal with soba.
Do you know soba? :)
Soba is made from this plant.  Soba is made of soba floor.
(Fagopyrum esculentum)
And another recipe, you might know  'galette' in France


The picture shows us the woman  making soba. Seems to cut with  a big knife.It is almost similar to make pasta,isnt it?


6 件のコメント:

Michela さんのコメント...

Hi Mami!
Vegetarian Spaghetti and crepes! Yummy and lovely pictures!

Floss さんのコメント...

That's fascinating, Mami - thanks! How interesting that Japanese history is such a popular subject. The English name for the flour used in French galettes is 'buckwheat'. In French it's just called 'ble noir' (black wheat). So, is your soba what we call buckwheat?

Dragonfly さんのコメント...

Beautiful pictures!!

Tracey さんのコメント...

I agree with Michela, it looks delicious! XXX

Janie さんのコメント...

The samurai time seems very romantic. Beautiful temple!
The cookie looks tasty. I had never heard of soba, but it does look like our pasta.

juanitatortilla さんのコメント...

Floss might be right about Soba = Buckwheat.
I do love a bowl of cold soba noodles, with dipping sauce! おいしい