SHOJIN RYORI – Second Section

Posted on Apr 13, 2018 in Hiroko's Blog

Shojin Ryori: Second Section Thank you for coming back to the Second Section of the Shojin Ryori. Dogen, the 13th century Buddhist monk, banned the slaughter of animals for human consumption in belief that killing is an inhumane act that interferes with the training of the monks who meditate in order to attain enlightenment. Shojin means a process of continuous meditation. For Zen Buddhist at the temple throughout the day the time for preparing and consuming meals is one of...

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KYUSHU WITH HIROKO 2018

Posted on Nov 20, 2017 in Hiroko's Blog

credit: www.genets.co.jp KYUSHU WITH HIROKO Here is a piece of important hottest news from Hiroko’s Kitchen about Hiroko’s Japan Culinary & Cultural Tour in 2018. Hiroko will take you to the third largest island of Japan, Kyushu in November of 2018. Hiroko will be conducting a research trip to Japan to scout all aspects of the tour beginning on December 13th, 2017 in Japan.  During this trip follow me on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Hiroko’s blog....

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Hokkaido with Hiroko: May 25th-June 6, 2017

Posted on May 19, 2017 in Hiroko's Blog

Hokkaido with Hiroko, 2017, is approaching. On this newly re-constructed site, I will be feeding you the daily activities which we will enjoy in Hokkaido. Follow us! volcano crater walk, dipping in hot spring, onsen formal Japanese meal, onsen yukata, one of the most beautiful caldera lake, Lake Toya, volcano walk, soba (buckwheat) making class, horseback riding, Shiretoko-five lake tour, early morning canoeing, special cup of coffee prepared in the woods, varieties of...

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Latest News From Japan

Posted on Dec 30, 2016 in Hiroko's Blog

Here is some news from Japan on my latest stay just before the Christmas this year. Christmas has become a popular annual event. It is a necessity. No religious connection. Christmas-featured pastry, goods, gifts, Christmas tree, street light illuminations, songs related Christmas is everywhere. Christmas Eve Dinner has decided to be chicken thanks to Kentucky Fried Chicken’s decades long campaign. Restaurants (eat-in and take-out) feature and promote chicken Christmas...

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Unique Tour to Japan

Posted on Sep 8, 2016 in Hiroko's Blog

Join me Hokkaido with Hiroko next year (2017), a unique tour combining the best of the culinary and natural worlds of the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. This is the second year of operation.  The complete information, including fare and application form, is available who which to receive them. Please write me at hiroko@hirokoskitchen.com or call me at 212-727-3085 (NYC). The tour is limited to nine (9) passengers.              ...

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