fall foliage forecast for 2017
Fall color is at peak in the Taisetsu Mountain Range, Hokkaido. (September 24, 2017)
when and where to see fall foliage (Japanese version only):
Current foliage reports (Japanese version only):
Christmas lights :
https://sp.jorudan.co.jp/illumi/rank.html (Japanese version only)
http://www.rurubu.com/season/winter/illumination/ (Japanese version only)
snow and ice festivals (Japanese version only)
Friday, May 28, 2010
unripe ume and loquat
Umeshu(ume liquor) is made from unripe ume, rock candy and distilled spirits called white liquor.
Unripe ume stewed in sugar are also used for these confections.
Meanwhile, ripe ume are used to make pickled ume called umeboshi(梅干し).
confection in the shape of unripe ume
confection in the shape of loquat(or Japanese medlar)
confection in the shape of a bamboo leaf