Beside Blooming Irises

棗(なつめ)稲穂蒔絵

lamaisondupoete:

Chisôan by fujijardins on Flickr.
kodanuki-no-jiji:

Kuri sekku (Chestnut seasonnal festival)
Mid September marks the start of the chestnut season, on of the star ingredient of Autumn. In this wagashi chestnut jam replaces the usual bean jam.

kodanuki-no-jiji:

Kuri sekku (Chestnut seasonnal festival)

Mid September marks the start of the chestnut season, on of the star ingredient of Autumn. In this wagashi chestnut jam replaces the usual bean jam.

kansenan:

photo all right reserved © Donald Kimon Lightner

kansenan:

photo all right reserved © Donald Kimon Lightner

baisao:

Tea master, Totoya Hokkeiinfo

baisao:

Tea master, Totoya Hokkei
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thekimonogallery:

Kamakura, Japan

thekimonogallery:

Kamakura, Japan

kodanuki-no-jiji:

Ao nashi (young pear) 
This delicate wagashi is a late 16th century tea master’s creation.
Bean jam is wrapped with a sweet paste made of arrowroot flour, and sprinkled with white poppy seeds  [translation by Kodanuki no Jiji]

kodanuki-no-jiji:

Ao nashi (young pear)

This delicate wagashi is a late 16th century tea master’s creation.

Bean jam is wrapped with a sweet paste made of arrowroot flour, and sprinkled with white poppy seeds
[translation by Kodanuki no Jiji]

japanlove:

Sanoyu & Zen No,01 by Deeptone135 on Flickr.