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

Mizu

Mizu

Mizu is officially known as uwabami-so, or elatostema japonica. Aomori prefecture is the largest producer of mizu in Japan. Mizu, which means “water” in Japanese,... more

PeachPeach StrawberriesStrawberries

LOCAL CUISINE

Keiran

Keiran

“Keiran” is a soup of anko bean paste wrapped in egg-shaped mochi suspended in a broth flavored with soy sauce. The sweetness of the dumplings... more

Shinagawa-JiruShinagawa-Jiru Kinka-MochiKinka-Mochi

AOMORI RECIPE

Hosotake (Thin bamboo shoots) Sushi

Hosotake (Thin bamboo shoots) SushiMay 20, 2021

The Tsugaru region of Aomori prefecture has a unique culture of Japanese pickles using rice. Hosotake sushi is one of them. It is preserved foods made of fish or vegetables using fermentation of rice. Local people enjoy it as food served to accompany a drink or a side dish for gohan (cooked rice). 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.