Yotsuya-Kaidan Ghost Story

“Mom. How can I protect myself from ghosts when I meet them?” my four-year-old daughter asked me. These days she is interested in ghosts because she enjoyed watching horror films on TV during the Halloween season. Even though she is scared of them, she still watched from under a blanket. I could see only her … Read more

Nikujaga, A Special Dish from Japan

When I think about Nikujaga, I remember my home, and I start to think seriously about going back to Japan. This dish is not served in restaurants in Japan. Mothers usually cook it, and each family has its own version. Sometimes, even the ingredients are different in each family, so it makes me think about my … Read more