Japanese holiday cookies, a tunnel of golden gingko trees & so many foxes

Here are the features that came out in the November-December 2021 Japanagram

Author Jonelle Patrick

Hello, friend! It’s me, Jonelle. Here are the features that Japanagram subscribers enjoyed in November/December…

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Japanese home cooking: Kinako Shortbread Cookies with Salted Brown Sugar Buttercream

Kinako Shortbread Cookies with Salted Brown Sugar Buttercream

Every holiday season I like to sneak one new cookie onto the plate of old favorites, and I can already tell these are going to be a big hit! They’re sparkly and buttery (with a hint of nutty), and the filling is bursting with brown sugar goodness…read more

Seasonal Secret: Come stroll through the tunnels of golden gingko trees with me!

Gingko trees at Showa Kinen Park

In Japan, gingko trees are planted in stately alleys for one reason and one reason only: the few days in late November and early December, when they become tunnels of wonder and pave the streets with gold…read more

Beyond Tokyo: So. Many. Foxes.

Fixes at Fox Village in the snow

Come with me to the mountains of Miyagi prefecture when they’re are covered in snow, and let’s cavort with dozens and dozens of foxes at their fluffiest and furriest…read more

Why, Japan, Why?: One more reason why I love Japan

Butt ugly building in Tokyo

This. Read more

Book Review: All She Was Worth by Miyuki Miyabe

Cover of All She Was Worth by Miyuki Miyabe

This excellent page-turner was the first one by bestselling Japanese mystery writer Miyuki Miyabe to become available in English, and it’s still my favorite. If you haven’t read any of hers, you’re in for a treat!…read more

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Spend your next workout in Japan!

Cover of The Last Tea Bowl Thief audiobook
For three hundred years, a missing masterpiece is passed from one fortune seeker to the next, changing the lives of all who possess it…read more

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The Last Tea Bowl Thief was chosen as an Editor’s Pick for Best Mystery, Thriller & Suspense on Amazon

“A fascinating mix of history and mystery.” —Booklist

Jonelle Patrick writes mystery novels set in Tokyo, the monthly Japanagram newsletter, and blogs at Only In Japan and The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had

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