IWATE

Azumaya Wanko Soba

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Product description:

Wanko Soba is known as an all-you-can-eat challenge in Iwate. During the challenge, once the bowl containing soba, or buckwheat noodles, is empty, it is quickly refilled with another serving. Wanko is a word in the local dialect meaning small shallow bowl. These dried noodles were made by a noted noodle manufacturer, Oyama Seimen, under the supervision of Azumaya, a soba restaurant that offers this challenge. The restaurant’s authentic and famous taste can be enjoyed at home with this product, and it makes a great gift.

Retail price:

JPY 380

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza

Tarte Tatin

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Product discription:

This one-bite size apple tart contains fairly large chunks of apple and provides a gentle sweetness and sourness. It can be enjoyed as it is, or alternatively with fresh cream, vanilla ice cream or yogurt.

Retail price:

JPY 238

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza

Mame-miso

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Product discription:

This miso is made following a traditional Tohoku method with only soybeans, salt and water used. This fairly salty miso is considered to be just like the sort grandma used to make.

Retail price:

JPY 496

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza

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Azumaya Wanko Soba

Product description:

Wanko Soba is known as an all-you-can-eat challenge in Iwate. During the challenge, once the bowl containing soba, or buckwheat noodles, is empty, it is quickly refilled with another serving. Wanko is a word in the local dialect meaning small shallow bowl. These dried noodles were made by a noted noodle manufacturer, Oyama Seimen, under the supervision of Azumaya, a soba restaurant that offers this challenge. The restaurant’s authentic and famous taste can be enjoyed at home with this product, and it makes a great gift.

Retail price:

JPY 380

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza

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Tarte Tatin

Product discription:

This one-bite size apple tart contains fairly large chunks of apple and provides a gentle sweetness and sourness. It can be enjoyed as it is, or alternatively with fresh cream, vanilla ice cream or yogurt.

Retail price:

JPY 238

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza

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Mame-miso

Product discription:

This miso is made following a traditional Tohoku method with only soybeans, salt and water used. This fairly salty miso is considered to be just like the sort grandma used to make.

Retail price:

JPY 496

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza

Maesawa Beef Ramen

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Product description:

This ramen features a rich tasting soy-sauce based soup made with Maesawa Beef from Iwate, and firm and chewy noodles that have been dried slowly over two days. Sold only in the Tohoku region.  

Retail price:

JPY 270

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza

Sliced Donko Shiitake Mushrooms (Dried)

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Product description:

Donko shiitake mushrooms are known as “meat of the mountains” as they have a very firm consistency. These shiitake slices can be used as an ingredient in a variety of dishes, such as seasoned steamed rice, gomoku sushi, and mushroom soup.

Retail price:

JPY 432

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza

Wasabi Leaf Dressing

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Product description:

This aromatic and spicy dressing is made with the fresh leaves of wasabi horseradish, locally produced in Tono, Iwate. Wonderful as a simple dressing for salads, or as a flavorsome marinade.

Retail price:

JPY 432

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza

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Maesawa Beef Ramen

Product description:

This ramen features a rich tasting soy-sauce based soup made with Maesawa Beef from Iwate, and firm and chewy noodles that have been dried slowly over two days. Sold only in the Tohoku region.  

Retail price:

JPY 270

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza

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Sliced Donko Shiitake Mushrooms (Dried)

Product description:

Donko shiitake mushrooms are known as “meat of the mountains” as they have a very firm consistency. These shiitake slices can be used as an ingredient in a variety of dishes, such as seasoned steamed rice, gomoku sushi, and mushroom soup.

Retail price:

JPY 432

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza

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Wasabi Leaf Dressing

Product description:

This aromatic and spicy dressing is made with the fresh leaves of wasabi horseradish, locally produced in Tono, Iwate. Wonderful as a simple dressing for salads, or as a flavorsome marinade.

Retail price:

JPY 432

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza

Morioka Reimen Noodles

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Product description:

Reimen is literally cold noodles, and Morioka Reimen was originally created by a popular Korean-style grilled beef restaurant in Morioka City, Iwate. Its main characteristics are the slightly sour soup and the supple yet firm translucent noodles.

Retail price:

JPY 453

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza

Tono Doburoku (Dry)

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Product description:

Doburoku is unfiltered sake, and this one is made with a great deal of care from the cultivation of the rice, right on through the brewing process. Doburoku is commonly called “Dobekko” by the people of the Tono region, and has a long tradition of being made locally. It tastes especially great with sweet and salty snacks.  

Retail price:

JPY 450

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza

Fujiyu Mini Soy Sauce

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Product description:

This sweet type soy sauce, featuring a mellow and rich flavor, can enhance the taste of a variety of dishes. This mini bottle is excellent as a gift for friends, or simply as a little take out item for yourself. It’s best eaten with cold tofu, to bring out its tasty, natural flavor.  

Retail price:

JPY 130

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza

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Morioka Reimen Noodles

Product description:

Reimen is literally cold noodles, and Morioka Reimen was originally created by a popular Korean-style grilled beef restaurant in Morioka City, Iwate. Its main characteristics are the slightly sour soup and the supple yet firm translucent noodles.

Retail price:

JPY 453

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza

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Tono Doburoku (Dry)

Product description:

Doburoku is unfiltered sake, and this one is made with a great deal of care from the cultivation of the rice, right on through the brewing process. Doburoku is commonly called “Dobekko” by the people of the Tono region, and has a long tradition of being made locally. It tastes especially great with sweet and salty snacks.  

Retail price:

JPY 450

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza

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Fujiyu Mini Soy Sauce

Product description:

This sweet type soy sauce, featuring a mellow and rich flavor, can enhance the taste of a variety of dishes. This mini bottle is excellent as a gift for friends, or simply as a little take out item for yourself. It’s best eaten with cold tofu, to bring out its tasty, natural flavor.  

Retail price:

JPY 130

Where to buy:

Higashi-Ginza