Gion Matsuri : Hamo Matsuri

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We have the dishes using hamo(fish) during Gion Festival!

Here are some hamo lovers and hamo dishes.

Sini is making her favourite hamo-zushi

Sansho peppers can be a good accent for hamo-zushi

Yuba-roll of hamo

My summertime kimono

O-sekihan: cooked rice with red beans
When we celebrate something, like wedding, birthday, festival, we make o-sekihan.

Tanabata : the star-lit night

Uzuki showcase in July
flower : kikyou

Tanabata, the Star Festival is celebrated on July 7th, which is from one of the ancient Chinese legends originally--on the Milky Way the two stars have the once-a-year rendezvour on July 7th, but if it rains that night, they are not able to meet. Wising for the star-lit night.......

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Kamo-nasu no Agedashi : Deep-fried Kamo-nasu with hot (broth) soup
Garnish- grated daikon raddish & cucumber and myoga (ginger bud)