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Eary Summer in Japan, Japanese seasonal food

ajisai

Hydrangea

Around June, it is rainy season, early summer season in Japan.

We Japanese call this season in Japanese, “Nyubai” or ” Tsuyu”.

It is the season when handling of the food must be careful very much.

Flower : Hydrogine

Fish: Anago, Ayu, Awabi, Aji, Uni

anago ( sea eel)

tempura

anago tempura

uni

Uni (Sea urchine)

ayu

Ayu(Sweetfish)

awabi

Awabi(Abarone)

Vegetable:Okura, Myoga,Nasu, Tomato,Junsai

nasu

Nasu(Augergine)

shishito

Shishito(green pepper)

edamame

Edamame

myoga

Myoga

Okura1

Okura

tomato

Tomato and Junsai

Fruit:Sakuranbo, Biwa,Ichijiku

ichijiku

Ichijiku(Fig)

biwa

Biwa(Loquat)

sakuranbo

Sakuranbo(Cherry)

Other: Furin, Sake  etc

furin

Furin(Wind bell)

taxidriver

Sake(Sake Name:Taxi Driver, Iwate prefecture)