Have you ever heard of "Kiritanpo"? Kiritanpo is a kind of regional dish in Akita prefecture in Tohoku district. In winter people enjoy eating kiritanpo as ingredients of nabe, a Japanese hot pot dish. But don't worry. There is no need of visiting Akita when you want to try some kiritanpo nabe. This post will introduce 5spots where you can feel like visiting Akita and enjoy some kiritanpo nabe.
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In Japan, there are various kinds of delicious dishes you can enjoy in winter. Especially, nabe, hot pot dishes are one of the favorites of Japanese. Kani nabe, a nabe dish with crabs is even referred to as the king of all winter cuisines. This post will introduce you to some spots where you can enjoy kani nabe in many ways from shabu shabu to all you can eat, buffet style.
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"Kiritanpo" is a traditional dish of Akita made from freshly harvested rice. Did you actually know that it's not difficult to make kiritanpo on your own? Kiritanpo is delicious eaten by itself but more enjoyable when added into nabe, a Japanese hot pot dish. This post will introduce both kiritanpo and kiritanpo nabe recipes you can try on your own.
Kaninabe is a Japanese hot pot very popular in the winter season. Since crabs are often expensive, not cheap at least, kaninabe is regarded as a special nabe dish compared to other nabe dishes. The broth is made from crab shells is extremely good. For a special winter day, why don't you try a special kind of nabe?
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