SPECIALITIES

▼CONGER EEL & KASHIWA MOCHI

CONGER EEL 

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Takasago "Yaki-anago" is grilled, fresh, conger eel, which is one of the specialties of Takasago, is popular among people for its good quality and delicate flavor. You can enjoy it with hot rice or straight from the grill. It is also used in a variety of dishes, such as sushi rice, " Chawan mushi (streamed egg in a rice ball)" and so on. The liver of the conger eel, called "Kimo", is regarded as a delicacy when well boiled with soy sauce.

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KASHIWA MOCHI  

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"Kashiwa mochi" is a steamed rice cake containing bean jam wrapped in an oak leaf. "Kashiwa mochi" is a popular sweet at Kashima shrine. In early January, the shrine is crowded with people paying their first visit of the year. There are many shops selling "Kashiwa mochi" on the way to the shrine.