Plum (Ume) + Sour Plum (Sumomo) + Loquat (Biwa) All of these 3 fruits come out staggered. Advertisements
When the ‘rainy season’ comes, it’s ‘PLUM (UME) season’ in Japan. I am sure a lot of readers are familiar with the authentic Japanese pickle called ‘umeboshi’,
Pain Perdu, this directly translates as ‘French Toast‘ but although one of my favorite bakery in Tokyo makes a Pain Perdu – to me it is equivalent to what I or we used to call ‘Bread Pudding’ or ‘Custard Bread Pudding’ in the British-Irish food culture.