Fresh produce in Nasushiobara city Strawberry
Natsuotome is one of rare varieties harvested in summer. It is cultivated inside the city.
Excellent sweets using strawberry
Michi no Eki (Road side rest area)/Meijinomori “Strawberry gelato”
Excellent gelato using the milk and “Tochiotome” and “Natsuotome” strawberries which are produced in Nasushiobara city. The city is the largest producer of raw milk in the main Honshu Island in Japan.
Local produce in Shiobara
Shiobara Highland radish
“Shiobara Highland radish” is soft, distinctively fresh and feels nice to one’s mouth. It receives good reputation from tourists and is shipped in quantities to Tokyo.
Shiobara Highland turnip
Sweet and juicy “Shiobara Highland turnip” is grown in the cold highland which has a large temperature difference between day and night. It is harvested in a beautiful season between May and June. As it is soft and sweet, it is called “Toro kabu” (melty turnip).
Local food in Shiobara
Chow mein in soup
Chow mein in soup is one of the famous local dishes in Shiobara Onsen Village in Nasushiobara city in Tochigi prefecture, and is served at “Kamahiko-shokudo” and “Kobaya-shokudo.” They server different ingredients and different types of noodles, so many people eat the chow mein in soup at both the restaurants to compare.
Shimabara Onsen Toteyaki
“Toteyaki,” a new local food in Shiobara Onsen is shaped like a clarion and is made using the milk and eggs produced in Nasushiobara. It is rolled using fluffy dough, similar but different from crepe and waffle. The filling such as sweet stuff and meat varies from a shop to another.
Specialty sold in front of Kuroiso station
The retro building converted from an inn in the mid-1970 looks as if it were stuck in a time warp.
Meijiya’s Hot Spring Manju (steamed bean-jam bun)
Our tasty homemade sweet bean paste uses azuki red beans produced in Nasu Highland. The manju is sold at 86 yen a piece and a good souvenir of your sightseeing trip in Nasushiobara.
Qualified Nasushiobara brand
Agriculture, forestry and fisheries produces and specialty produced and processed in Nasushiobara city, based on the qualification standard such as “Nasushiobara-ness” “originality,” “reliability” and “stability.”
Nasushiobara city is proud of the No. 1 monetary value of the production of raw milk in the main Honshu island of Japan.
Safe and delicious “live milk” qualified as one of Nasushiobara brands is made by cold pasteurization.
Ajikoi Tomato is harvested fully-ripened with high sugar content (eight to 12 degrees) and has condensed strong taste and fruity flavor.
Established in 1884, the winery produces wine made from the grapes grown and harvested in Nasu.
It contains many types of minerals and achieves a good balance between sourness and bitterness.
Uncommon Green Calabash (or Bottle Gourd)-shaped cheese.
As Caciocavallo is mild, many people like it. Its flavor improves by heating and it also becomes chewy.
Senbonmatsu Farm Premium Ice Cream “Mille Pini”
Made from fresh raw milk to accentuate its own flavor and richness without adding stabilizer, emulsifier and artificial colors.