Cuisine of Mie
Mie Prefecture Local Specialties
* The Yellowtail featured in the main dish is from prefectural waters while the Koshihikari rice is from the Iga region.
The appetizer features greasyback shrimp, a favorite of the locals in Mie Prefecture. For the main dish, the fatty Yellowtail is served with a turnip sauce that is accented with Meyer lemon.
Matsusaka Beef Steak with Aromatic Black Vinegar
Matsusaka beef, one of the most famous varieties of Japanese wagyu beef, is seasoned with an original black vinegar sauce. Savor the luxuriously soft texture of the beef and the crispy texture of kinpira-style (sautéed and simmered) julienned vegetables that are dressed with sesame oil.
Sautéed Seven-band Grouper and Black Pepper Sauce with Cauliflower Mushrooms
This dish features sautéed seven-band grouper, a highly prized fish, served with cauliflower mushrooms from Suzuka City. These mushrooms are characterized by a faint scent of pine trees and a crunchy texture.
Multi-course Japanese Cuisine
* Featuring produce from Mie Prefecture.
One of the dishes features hijiki, a type of seaweed from the waters around the Ise-Shima region, that is dressed with ground tofu and sesame. Another pairs kinpira-style (sautéed and simmered) lotus root slices with ground Matsusaka beef. The main dish is steamed sea bream from Ise served with grated radish and a thick, savory sauce. These dishes made with local products from Mie Prefecture are sure to warm your heart and soul.
Cauliflower Mushroom Soup
Delicious and rare, cauliflower mushrooms are characterized by their thick, crunchy texture. This onion soup features a tasty combination of nutritious cauliflower mushrooms, Mizuna greens, and duck broth. Enjoy a cup of this savory soup with a slice of cheese bread.