Japanese Scottland? Yoichi in Hokkaido Vol.2 Sweet fishes in the clean river, herrings in the sea, fruits in the mountain, and wines
The climate and products of Yoichi and Scotland are similar.
For example, it’s herrings.
Herrings are often caught in Yoichi.
In Scotland, smoked herrings are the standard as the breakfast.
In Japan, dried herrings added salt are often eaten.
When Masataka TAKETSURU studied in Scotland, he loved smoked herrings.
Also Lita might feel the hometown from dried herrings.
Well, speaking of rare foods in Yoichi, it’s sweet fishes, a river fish loved by Japanese people.
Yoichi River is the most-northern place that is able to live for sweet fishes.
The sweet fish is a summer fish that has a fresh smell like cucumbers.
It’s a kind of white fish, so there are various ways to eat; sashimi, sushi, grilled, and fried.
In Suimeikaku, a hotel named by Masataka TAKETSURU, it’s able to enjoy full-course by a cook who knew all delicious things of sweet fishes.
Yoichi isn’t only summer sweet fishes, but also there are salmons that get up Yoichi River in the autumn season, salmon roes, urchins in the sea, and seasonable fruits like jewelries like apples, grapes, and cherries.
Amazed delicious things wait people all the time.
Also, Yoichi is a famous production area of wine in Japan.
You should get wines made in Japan.
Why don’t you enjoy the atmosphere and grommets in Yoichi that the harmonized culture between the Western and the Orient like Masataka TAKETSURU and Ms. Lita?
【Source of photos】https://www.travel.co.jp/guide/article/10479/