Try our specialty products
In this section, we showcase seasonal Fukushima products, recipes, unique ways to enjoy Fukushima food from our producers, and some of the beloved comfort foods of the local people.
Recommended by rice producer Yasuhiko Hoshi!
Water (as needed)
Transfer the desired amount of rice to a bowl and add plenty of water.
Make a claw shape with your hand and run in through the rice to wash it, then drain the water. Repeat two or three times.
Note: Be careful not to scrub the rice too hard
Soak the rice to gelatinize the starch.
Note: Soaking time depends on the season and the time since the rice was harvested
Steam the rice in a clay pot or rice cooker.
Transfer the fresh-steamed rice to a rice bowl and enjoy, making sure to take in the wonderful aroma as you eat.