f you are looking for the soul of Japan, look to its ceramics. From sake vessels, to tea ceremony ceramics, Japan lives and breathes mindful artisan and meaning through this beautiful art form called Yakimono. And Robert Yellin is devoted to promoting and protecting this art created by living Japanese artisans of more than 40 traditional styles across Japan.
I have been busy publishing articles about Japanese food! I have gotten so healthy and lost weight living here in Japan. I Love to share all about Japanese food and its benefits! Here's a collection of some of my latest work. • I started a new food blog called Healthy Food Japan. Follow me there … Continue reading Food, Glorious Japanese Food!
Miso is one of my favorite super foods from a traditional Japanese diet. “There is no need for a doctor if you have miso,” is a traditional Japanese saying. Eaten since ancient times, miso is a staple of a traditional Japanese diet. It was an important source of protein here when a global food supply wasn't available. I love miso and eat it just about every day!
I have been eating at different tofu restaurants around Japan and being amazed at how delicious, light and healthy the food is. After eating at Toufuryourisorano the night before with some neighbors who had recommended it, I remember waking up feeling so happy, fresh, healthy after such a wonderful dining experience.
This art-form Shodō that is also a way of life and has its own philosophies was working its power on me. It was all very Zen.