FOOD

Traditional Foods

Wappa Meshi (Seasonal rice in special "Mage-Wappa containers)

Enjoy the seasonal food of Aizu in "Mage-Wappa" lunch box of woodcutters from the past.

"Mage-Wappa" is a kind of container which was used as a lunch box by the woodcutters of Hinoemata Village for over 600 years. "Wappa Meshi" contains a variety of dishes made with seasonal vegetables local to the mountains of Aizu. These unique dishes are arranged in traditional "Mage-Wappa" containers. Seasoned "Wappa-Meshi"rice is made by cooking rice three-quarters of the way, adding seasoning ingredients and then steaming the rice once more.

Information

Location
5-31 Sakae-Machi, Aizuwakamatsu City, Fukushima Pref.
Contact
Takino Co., Ltd.
TEL:+81-242-25-0808 / FAX:+81-242-25-0809
E-mail:takino@takino.jp
Website
http://www.takino.jp/frame.html
Best season
Available throughout the year.

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