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22 Wild Vegetables Small-plate Dishes

At one of “ryokan” (a traditional Japanese hotel) in SATOYAMA TOKYO area, they serve 22 kinds of small-plate dishes including wild vegetables (plants) and some local foods which are cooked and seasoned in various ways. These wild vegetables are gathered in the mountains around the ryokan. Enjoy many kinds of wild vegetables you never eaten before. Please note that some of them are bitter, pickled or seasoned in traditional way.

Wild vegetables (plants)

are edible vegetables (plants) growing wild in mountains. They have unique tastes and good nutrition. Some of them work like Chinese herbal medicines. Eating wild vegetables has been linked with mountain villages in Japan from ancient times. There are over 280 kinds in the world.

(Sample Image by NPO法人六日町観光協会

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