Sunday, April 30, 2017

New Handmade Pizza Kiln nearing completion etc;

*Handmade Pizza Kiln  made by my husband 's  Brother* 
When I heard that he started making Pizza Kiln inside the yard, I was really fascinated by the news♪ My husband makes Soba noodle and his brother makes Pizza; what an unexpected surprise and combination.  He sent me the pictures through sns called 'line', except the one he is standing by his Kiln in the middle of production which was taken we visited him before.


I asked him taking some pictures of the process for me p:-)
Blocks, Fireproof Bricks, Lava (ones with the arrow) and Fireproof Mortar.

He explained in the mail that the kiln needs 200 hours an empty fuel heating. 

* Double Cherry Blossoms *   
On 22nd this month, we went up nearby park to see the different type of cherry blossom called "double cherry blossom".  In Japanese we call it "八重桜・yaezakura"; yae means 'eightfold'.



It was Saturday around noon, some families were enjoying lunch.


*Birds from the tree in front of my house
In the first picture,  "Wild Pigeon" and "Pale Thrush".   
In the second one,   I was SO delighted to see my first Japanese Green Woodpecker, but unfortunately it was cloudy day.
I hope you are having wonderful Sunday and will have a great new week.


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22 comments:

Villrose said...

Fantastic cherry blossoms!
This kiln is something to have...
Have a lovely Sunday!

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

You can guess that those two men are brothers! Both interested in cooking ... I love that! I hope he lives close enough that you can share a pizza once in a while!

The cherry blossoms are stunning.... just beautiful. What a lovely place for a Saturday picnic. And you are getting better and better at finding wonderful birds. Thanks for sharing them with us.

Have a wonderful week Miyako!

Tamago said...

Wow, handmade pizza kiln! Like your husband, his brother is very creative! It's very interesting to see how the kiln was built. I'd love to see the pizza he makes in the future :-) Homemade pizza fresh from handmade kiln - it must be extra tasty!
The yaezakura blossoms are gorgeous. And cute birds! We have different kinds of woodpeckers coming a lot this year. Never seen green one, though.
Have a wonderful new week, Miyako san, and happy May!!

Gillena Cox said...

A handmade pizza kiln, thats awesome; luv luv the cherry blossoms

Have a good Monday


much love

Maggie said...

Hi Orchid,
Your brother in law has built a magnificent pizza oven, I can just imagine the great pizzas that you are going to enjoy in the future, delish!
The cherry trees are beautiful what a lovely place to have a picnic, they are the same type as the one in our garden.
Sadly the wind and rain of the last few days has blown much of the blossom across the garden making everything look as if it is covered by wedding confetti or pink snow.

Thanks for joining me for MM again this week.
Maggie

Lorrie said...

Hello Miyako, have you tasted the pizza made from your brother-in-law's oven yet? It looks like a solid construction that will work well.
The double cherry trees are blossoming here, too, and in Vancouver, where we spent the weekend. The trees I photographed there were a gift from Japan in 1958. They are so beautiful.
Happy new week!
Lorrie

jeannettestgermain said...

So much fun to see the results of your husband's creative family. Hope you soon will be invited for pizza:):) The blooming trees are gorgeous. What a great environment for a lunch outside. Many thanks for sharing these lovely spring experiences with All Seasons! Have a beautiful week:)

Fun60 said...

A wonderful post. I would love to taste a pizza made in that oven.

Lady Fi said...

Gorgeous cherry blossoms!

riitta k said...

Oh, he is a very talented & skilful guy! Great pizza moments ahead.... Your cherry blossoms are so beautiful - like cotton candy ❤︎ Wishing you a lovely week my dear friend!

bettyl-NZ said...

This is the perfect addition to a back garden! I bet you use it a lot! Love your flowering trees and feathered visitors.

Sussi said...

sounds and looks great!

carol l mckenna said...

Creative person making a pizza kiln ~ wonderful ~ Gorgeous floral and 'feathered friends' photos ~ lovely ~ thanks,

Happy Day to you ~ ^_^

Michelle said...

That kiln is impressive! I would love to have one! Thanks for linking up today and hope to see you back again next week!

June Caedmon said...

What a neat kiln. So interesting to see the building process! Your cherry blossoms are gorgeous! EnJOY!

Sue (this n that) said...

Hello Miyako, your brother-in-law has done a wonderful job in building the kiln, it looks very impressive. Lots of lovely cooking to be done in the future.
Gorgeous blossoms and birds, you always find most interesting and beautiful pleasures to fill our screens.
Have a great weekend and all the best to you and yours. Cheerio now :D) xx

Gordon said...

That is qite an awsome costruction.
Take care, gordon.

Rambling Woods said...

Hello Miyako! That kiln is really amazing and to think he made it himself!!. I love the cherry blossoms as it is so cold and rainy here for now. I am so happy that you got to see your woodpecker. I love when they visit my yard here too....hugs,,Michelle

Ida said...

Wow your own Pizza Kiln, that is pretty neat.
Love the gorgeous double cherry blooms.

♥Anni @ I'd Rather B Birdin'♥ said...

Before I leave, I'd like to send along my thanks for sharing this with us birders at I'd Rather B Birdin' this weekend!! Have a glorious week ahead. By the way....got any leftover pizza for us?

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Miyako,
Wow, that is funny to see so much Italian influence in Japan!
Great piece of art work that Pizza Kiln, by your brother-in-law.
Sending you hugs,
Mariette

eileeninmd said...

Hello Miyako, I love pizza and would love this oven. The blossoms and trees are beautiful. Lovely captures of the birds. I was away for two weeks and I am so sorry to be late commenting and visiting your post. Thank you so much for linking up and sharing your post. Happy Sunday, enjoy your day and new week ahead!