All tagged Shimane Prefecture
Do not be misled by its name; the country restaurant Satoyama Italian Ajikura serves up Japanese food. Its innovative and contemporary Japanese cuisine showcases the high quality foodstuffs being produced by the farming community of Onan in the mountains of Shimane prefecture through a community-supported program of sustainable agriculture designed to preserve a rural way of life and the natural beauty of the environment.
At guest house Takyo Abeke in the historic mountain village of Omori, Tomi Matsuba, designer and pioneer of sustainable living, invites you to stay in an enchanted world where life itself is an art and its greatest expression is enjoying good food together.
Made by a slow, natural, and sustainable process, the jewel-like crystals of Hamamori no Moshio seaweed salt are a masterful blend of bright mineral salt from Sea of Japan waters and mellow savory kajime seaweed, a local konbu rich in umami.