UMAIMONO AOMORI

No.1 food

Aomori is the top producer of many products in Japan.

No.1 food

The prefecture offers unique, locally sustained products.

AOMORI SPECIALTY GUIDE

Japanese Amberjack

Japanese Amberjack

Japanese amberjack, also known as yellowtail or buri, has long been appreciated in Japanese cooking. It is a migratory fish in the carangidae family, with... more

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LOCAL CUISINE

Nanban Miso

Nanban Miso

In the Kanto region, nanban miso typically refers to a chili-infused miso. However, “nanban miso” written in hiragana is a completely different dish of Japanese... more

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AOMORI RECIPE

Sasa-mochi

Sasa-mochiJun 24, 2020

“Sasa-mochi” is a seasonal specialty made locally in Aomori during the early summer months when new sasa bamboo leaves come in season. Unlike sasa-mochi from other regions, the sasa-mochi in Aomori is wrapped in the sasa leaves without binding and takes advantage of the antibacterial properties of sasa leaves. more

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ABOUT AOMORI

Aomori is home to a rich natural environment producing fresh top-quality produce. In addition, Aomori has distinct food cultures that have developed and continue to evolve within its many local regions.