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Decorated Festivity Dish: Kamaboko surimi
Toyama city, Toyama Pref.

FOOD 2015 30 minutes Episode(s): 1 english Japanese
Tai (Sea Bream) is a symbol of happy occasions in Japan. Kamaboko is a type of surimi; a processed seafood product made from white fish purée, formed in shapes, steamed until fully cooked, and served hot or cold. Tai-shaped Kamaboko is 'a must-have' on festive occasions in Toyama. The camera focuses on the passions of artisans who make the biggest decorated Kamaboko in Japan and their regional food culture.

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