Peach Picking in Fukushima

It’s August! Which means that anyone passing along Fukushima City’s Fruit Line will be greeted with sights of countless orchards, most with trees full of bright, pink peaches. Fukushima Prefecture’s peaches are famous both at home and abroad. Fukushima’s peaches are particularly popular in countries such as Thailand and Malaysia, where they are imported byContinue reading Peach Picking in Fukushima

Local Delicacies from Fukushima: Weird & Wonderful

Hi everyone! This is the third post in this series about local culinary specialities from Fukushima Prefecture. This week, I’ll be writing about some dishes that might not necessarily come to mind when you think of Japanese food. That being said, for people like me who have been in Japan for a while now, it’sContinue reading Local Delicacies from Fukushima: Weird & Wonderful

Local Delicacies from Fukushima: Noodle-Dishes

Hi everyone! This is the second post in this series about local culinary specialties from Fukushima Prefecture. Last week I wrote about rice-based dishes & side-dishes from Fukushima. This week, I’ll be writing about noodle dishes. Soba Negi-soba (Aizu Region) Although Fukushima Prefecture has many areas well-suited for rice-production, the rugged mountainous region of Aizu,Continue reading Local Delicacies from Fukushima: Noodle-Dishes