Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Kanazawa - Gold Leaf on everything

Are there gold mines near Kanazawa? I have no idea. But there is a tradition of gold leaf decoration that's even found its way into food

Sushi Don (don stands for donburi and basically means a bowl of rice, so this is sushi on top of rice)

Unagi Don - unagi is eel, and it is gorgeous. I really don't understand why we can't find it on Irish menus. I remember once in Graiguenamanagh, we saw a big Norwegian truck picking up a load of eels from a local supplier - it was like an oil truck, except it was carrying water and live eels.

coffee and gold leaf

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