Posts tagged "japanese"
Iwagumi, Wabi Kusa & Kokedama

Iwagumi, Wabi Kusa & Kokedama

I have been fascinated with Iwagumi and Nature Style aquariums since I first saw them in Roppongi hills in Tokyo, where I stumbled, quite by accident into an exhibition of mindblowing tanks. The rocks, weeds, branches and myriad creatures all painstakingly crafted into fantastical underwater worlds. I am by no means an aquarium geek. It’s...
Lets Eat: Ramen ya Hiro

Lets Eat: Ramen ya Hiro

Ramen ya Hiro is a relatively new noodle bar in Barcelona. It’s fast and simple, and reminds me of noodle bars outside of the train stations in Japan, where you could drop in for a quick easy bite. My tummy is pleased with this Ramen, and I have to seriously concentrate on limiting how many...
Usagui Tea House Barcelona

Usagui Tea House Barcelona

Milos and I visited the Usagui (Rabbit in Japanese) Cake and Tea shop in Barcelona during the Christmas holiday. It was a very quiet day, and we were almost the only customers. Our tea and cake arrived frosted with cream, sprinkles of cinnamon, in a winter scene with a tiny plastic deer amongst the “snow”...
Raku Ceramics

Raku Ceramics

A few months ago I signed up to a ceramics class. Now twice a month on a Friday morning, I get clay and glazes up to my elbows and immerse myself in the world of pottery. I suffered a number of “Ghost” comments in the beginning, which I assume all ceramists must go through, a...
Asian Flavour A B C

Asian Flavour A B C

Recently I was introduced to ComerJapones a website which documents all the Japanese style restaurant in Barcelona and Madrid. Ever since Japan I have been in search of the perfect ramen, which so far I have not tracked down. There is nothing better than a deliciously warm miso onion ramen or chashu ramen, on a...

Red Coats and Rainbow Glasses

My final piece for the Sweet Streets 2 Exhibition was influenced by 2 photographs from Tokyofashion.com, one of a gorgeous girl in a red coat, she is just the cutest thing, have a peek at the photos below. I especially liked her as she reminded me of Little Red Riding Hood. I’m particularly fascinated by...