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A gift from nature - The concept of Sansai in Japanese cuisine

Video by Oku Japan

Posted: January 16, 2017

"There are various reasons we eat. Of course one is to feed an empty stomach so that we can live another day. But there's also another reason, which is to nourish our heart."

Chef Hisao Nakahigashi.

In this video, Nakahigashi-san explains the concept of Sansai ('mountain vegetables') and the importance of seasonality in Japanese cuisine.