Tag Archives: Heian period (794-1185)

We all love something cooling during the summer heat. And what can be more refreshing than a spooky story that makes you shiver.

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The second part of Michizane’s story starts with his exile to the island of Kyushu, where he dies. And then the unexpected happens…

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This time I’ll tell you about a scholar and a poet, a man, worshipped by his enemies and loved by high-schoolers.

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This time I’ll look deep into the history of Japanese soy sauce, walk you through the process of making traditional Japanese shoyu and tell you all you need to know to pick the perfect bottle.

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