Japanese ideas to bring out the good taste of oysters Dote Hot Pot in Hiroshima
Hiroshima is the first in Japan in oyster production.
Oysters are made plump and delicious in Hiroshima Bay, that is calm and the water from the river comes moderately.
People planted trees on the mountain from the bay every year, and taken care of.
On the mountain with fine trees, falling leaves and the rain can be the nutrition, and it goes into the sea.
Hiroshima Bay has good nutritions from the mountain, it means planktons, that can be fed for oysters, are increased so that oysters become delicious.
Furthermore, people pay attention seriously to the hygienic condition and checks of poisoned shells.
So, it is able to eat oysters in Hiroshima throughout a year.
If you love oysters, how do you eat them?
It is good eating oysters raw, boiled ,and grilled.
When you come to Japan, we recommend you to eat oyster’s Dote Hot Pot.
Dote Hot Pot is spreading Miso (Japanese original seasoning) along the inside of a pot.
Long time ago, Mr. Dote in Hiroshima made this food so that it is called Dote Hot Pot.
Put the water, vegetable and oysters, and then, boil them.
After boiling them, mix Miso up, and you can eat them.
Miso can reduce the bad smell of ingredients, and increase the good taste.
If you mix up and boil it from the beginning, the smell of Miso will be reduced.
Miso should surround ingredients like Hiroshima Bay to grow oysters, and it will be the good smell by keeping warm by a pot.
It is a collaboration between oysters and Miso, an original seasoning of Japan.
You will find the new good taste of oysters.
Delicious oysters are grown by the mountain and the sea, and the lives of Japanese people are in the nature.
After eating oysters, please be relaxing in the tatami floored room, that is a very Japanese style and you can see the rich nature from the window.
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