Food and event 2

Another food consumed particularly around this time of year, which I should mention, is hot cross buns. This is, needless to say, is related to Easter. Hot cross buns are eaten not only in New Zealand but also many places across the world. I like to bake hot cross buns too! By the way, I […]

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Food and event

Do you know what those are in the above photo? 上の写真[しゃしん]、何かわかりますか。 These are ANZAC biscuits; I baked them as it was ANZAC Day yesterday (25 April). ANZAC Day is very important here, in New Zealand and the commemoration ceremony was held across the country yesterday. You can eat ANZAC biscuits anytime but the day strongly […]

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Coffee culture2 コーヒー文化2

You can order flatwhite and latte in Japan. A difference between New Zealand flatwhite/latte and Japanese flatwhite/latte you can find is a pattern drawn on the top of coffee. The above photo was taken in Japan. You can guess which month I had this coffee there! 日本でも、フラットホワイトやラッテを飲むことができます。ニュージーランドと違[ちが]うのは、日本のコーヒーではいろいろな絵[え]をかいてくれることです。上の写真のコーヒーは日本で飲みました。何月[なんがつ](= which month)にこのコーヒーを飲んだか、、、想像[そうぞう]できます(= can guess)よね!

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Coffee culture コーヒー文化

Coffee is popular and prevalent in New Zealand as well as Japan. But Japanese coffee culture seems to be slightly different from that of New Zealand. 日本でもニュージーランドでもコーヒーは人気[にんき]があります。でも、日本のコーヒー文化[ぶんか](= culture)とニュージーランドのそれは少[すこ]し(= slightly)違[ちが]う(= different)ようです。 To me, it seems that flatwhite is particularly popular in New Zealand. In Japan, on the other hands, tasty filter coffee served at some sort […]

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