Local Cooking in Japan / Tokushima: Irimeshi

Japanese Language Programing / NTB Ch. 44 KXLA, DT 44.1

Sunday, July 10, 5:30 – 6:00 pm

NTB Local Cooking Tokushima Irimeshi

Local Cooking in Japan / Tokushima Prefecture: Irimeshi

On July 10, Tokushima Prefecture Association explains “Irimeshi” at Sanagouchi, Tokushima Prefecture.

Irimeshi is a kind of sushi served after communal works such as cleaning of irrigation channel.

Rice is soaked with dry fish in a mixture of vinegar and soy source before cooking. Tokushima people uses Sudachi citrus for making vinegar because Sudachi citrus is a very popular local produce.