Okonomiyaki – Japanese Pancake

Japanese Pancakes are Delicious

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Start with Batter and Topping

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Oil the Grill

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Cook on One Side

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Cook the Other Side

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Next Come the Condiments – Sauce,

Mayonaise, Fish Flakes, Ginger, and Nori

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First the Sauce

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Then the Mayonaise

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Cut the Pancake

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Add the Fish Flakes

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After the Nori and Ginger are Added

The Pancake is Ready to Eat!

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Enjoy!

Mt. Fuji on New Year’s Day

Mt. Fuji Was Beautiful On New Year’s Day 2016

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Shonan In English Went To See Mt. Fuji At The Mazda Sky Lounge

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The Mazda Sky Lounge Is Located In Yugawara City

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We Went To The Mazda Sky Lounge On The Seisho Bypass

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The Lake In Front Of Mt. Fuji Is Called Ashinoko

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The Mazda Sky Lounge in Yugawara city, just north of Shonan, is a great place to see Mt. Fuji and Ashinoko.

New CM for Shonan on CNN

New Shonan TV Commercial on CNN

Shonan on TV – Cool!

Shonan Cookies

Vending Machines in Shonan Sell Shonan Cookies

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Shonan Cookies Sells a Variety of Cookies

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Shonan is Known for Surfing – Try a Long Board Cookie!

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Homemade Granola

Make Granola at Home in English

英語でグラノーラを作り方を教えます

Shonan T-Site

Shonan T-Site has opened in Sustainable Smart Town in Fujisawa

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Parking at T-Site is Free for Bikes, the First Hour is Free for Cars

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BBQ Roast Turkey ロースト ターキー

BBQ Roast Turkey ロースト  ターキー

Harvesting Black Rice in Chigasaki

A Group of Volunteers Harvested Black Rice in Chigasaki on September 30

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Cutting the black rice

Black Rice is a Very Old Type of Rice

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Black Rice is Very Healthy

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This Black Rice Paddy is Organic

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The Volunteers Work Hard to Harvest The Black Rice

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The Black Rice Paddy is Located in a Beautiful Valley Near Satoyama Park

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Enoshima Island 江の島

Enoshima Island is the Heart of Shonan

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Enoshima Island is a Popular Tourist Attraction

There are many Shops and Restaurants on Enoshima Island

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Many Cats live on Enoshima Island

DSC_0307A cat sleeping in the sun on Enoshima Island.  The cats living on Enoshima Island are spoiled.  They are also friendly, you can pet them!

Shimoda 下田市

  Shimoda is a Beautiful Seaside Resort  Located About 3 Hours from Shonan

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There are many Minshuku “Guest Houses” in Shimoda

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Shimoda is Famous for Onsen “Hot Spring Baths”

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Shimoda is Famous for Delicious Seafood

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