Category Nepal

Japan Miso Press July Issue

Let’s look miso over again for your beauty and health! Japan Miso Press is a newspaper which publishes 50 thousands copies every year. I am contributing articles from “味噌玉世界旅 Take a Scoop of Miso with You” to July edition. July edition gives you tips to combat summer heat fatigue by eating a great variety of […]

A Story about Nutrition Told by a Monk in Nepal

I heard a valuable story from a Nepali monk in Lumbini. “Poor village women sell their nutritious beans to buy white bread. They also sell their brown rice to buy white polished rice to feed their kids. This is how the misconception of modernisation making their health situations even worse.” Isn’t a similar thing occurring […]

Making Miso Soup at 3300m point on Himalaya

I also wrote about this story on my serial publication, “MISO SOUP IN THE WORLD“(in Japanese), to sekaishinbun.net (世界新聞). Please check that out as well. Here is a village called Upper Pisang at 3300m altitude on Himalaya mountain range. I made miso soup at a guesthouse where my husband and I stayed and served it […]

Nepali Woman Tries Miso on Himalaya

I brought miso to Himalaya trekking for 22days too. When we were having a rest during the trek while eating a little bit of miso, a lady passenger started talking to us in Nepali. I had no clue what she was saying, but asked her if she also wants to eat the miso we had. […]

Apple and Chang, Himalayan Speciality Food

Himalaya is famous for apple production Every single guesthouse on the mountain had “apple pie” on their food menus. The apple pie that we bought at a guesthouse at 3300m altitude was very tasty on the next day. The apple stuffing inside has absorbed the sugar, oil, and chocolate well after letting it sleep over […]

Food I had in Himalaya and Pokhara

Here is food that I had in Himalaya and Pokhara. “Dalbhat”, One of the most famous Nepali dish “Dal” means lentil soup, “bhat” means rice. Dal is also served in Indian dishes too. However, dal in Nepal tastes different from the Indian’s. It is sort of less spicy but more beans and tastes more like […]

Some Nepali Life

Mysterious country, Nepal. As I entered Nepal from India by bus, I witnessed a very beautiful Nepali woman who had facial features that I could not really tell where she originates. I was excited to see more of Nepali life. Here, I like to post some photos which capture Nepali people’s beautiful life especially at […]