Niihama city, Ehime Pref.
FOOD 2015 30 minutes Episode(s): 1 english Japanese
Ehime's Niihama city is blessed with the beautiful Setonaikai inland sea and a variety of delicious seafood. Local people enjoy 'Fugu zaku', a dish made from Fugu (blowfish) which is only caught during the winter months. 'Fugu zaku' is roughly slicing the blowfish's skin and meat and mixing them together with citrus vinegar sauce. The city is secretly known for its large consumption of blowfish: 10 tons yearly.
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