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'Oyaki', Long-life Village's Savory Cake
Susaka city, Nagano Pref.

FOOD 2016 25 minutes Episode(s): 1 english Japanese
Oyaki is a steamed or grilled savory cake made of cooked vegetable stuffed in a flour dough. It can also be made with An (sweet bean curd) wrapped in a flour dough. This is a traditional home cuisine in Nagano prefecture. There are many Oyaki manufacturers in the region. Among many variations of stuffing, the most popular one is the 'Marunasu', a local aubergine. The camera follows this regional food culture and the people who make their living in the area.

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