Aug. 11, Fri. 2017
Cook Around Japan［Toyama］
Rika's Kobujime Sashimi Carpaccio
Ever since the Hokuriku Shinkansen line opened in 2015, getting from Tokyo to Toyama has become easier than ever. This two-part episode will help to share the delights of rural Japan with the rest of the world, with a focus on Toyama's food. In this first half, Chef Rika Yukimasa will be visiting the Himi, Toyama area and making local specialties like fresh carpaccio from this port town, as well as Himi's famous udon noodles, specially topped with minced nigisu deep sea smelt - a popular ingredient in Toyama home cooking.