Category: Drinking

Drinking Geisha Podcast Poetry

E73B Becoming Maiko

E73B Becoming Maiko

Show Notes for episode 73B of our Podcast – Becoming Maiko. Story Notes We continue today the tale of Mineko, as she comes ever closer to becoming a fully fledged Geisha. But it is not going to be an easy time for her. On January 9th one of her nephews[...]

Drinking Food Podcast

EP50 Worlds Oldest Companies

EP50 Worlds Oldest Companies

Show Notes for episode 50 of our Podcast – Worlds Oldest Companies.   Story Notes In the world there exists 67 companies which have existed since before 1300AD, and out of those 67. 34% of them are located in Japan. So today let’s dive into some of them shall we? [...]

Drinking Festivals Folklore Food Podcast Poetry Religion

EP36 A Brief History of Rice

EP36 A Brief History of Rice

Show Notes for episode 36 of our Podcast – A Brief History of Rice. Story Notes What is rice? How is it grown?  The rice plant is a grass. The product, also called rice, is a cereal grain, and the scientific name is Oryza sativa. It is usually grown in[...]

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EP34 Oni

EP34 Oni

Show Notes for episode 34 of our Podcast – Oni. Story Notes Translated over time as demon, ogre or devil. And we can find reference to them as far back as the 8th century. Perhaps former Shinto kami (deities) and there can be both male and female Oni, though female[...]