Rice and Fish: Axes of Japanese Food [JP]

Lecture Description

"Washoku, traditional dietary cultures of the Japanese" was designated as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Japan has developed a huge variety of washoku for a long time. Being good for health, washoku is attracting attention from all over the world. As a global reputation of "sushi" shows, rice and fish are central foodstuffs in washoku. In this lecture, functionality of rice and fish is explained on the basis of agricultural and fisheries research, and the task of washoku is discussed.

 

NOTE:

- This lecture was conducted only in Japanese.

Date:
2015-6-13
Target:
Visitors
Field:
Agricultural

Speaker

Hideki Ushio

The University of Tokyo
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences / Professor

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