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

Shimokita Apios Americana

Shimokita Apios Americana

Apios americana is a vegetable in the pea family, native to North America. Along with yacón and sunflower potatoes, apios americana is known as one... more

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LOCAL CUISINE

Senbei-Jiru

Senbei-Jiru

Senbei-jiru is a country-style dish from Hachinohe in the Nanbu region of Aomori. Nanbu senbei are wheat-flour crackers made from flour and salt. The crackers... more

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AOMORI RECIPE

Garlic and Burdock Ajillo

Garlic and Burdock AjilloMar 22, 2024

Abundant “Fukuchi White” garlic, suited to the climate, is grown In Aomori Prefecture. The feature of this garlic is that it is large, firm, and snowy white. It is cultivated in a field covered with snow over winter, and because it grows in severe cold, it becomes less spicy and sweeter. In addition, the taste of burdock increases its deliciousness the synergy because of umami with other ingredients. Furthermore, the leftover oil after eating has the umami of the ingredients blended into the oil, so it can be enjoyed twice when used for pasta, fried rice, and so on! 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.