Hiroshima Delicacies:
Oysters and Okonomiyaki

Aired: Dec. 31, 2021

Hiroshima is one of Japan’s major cities. As winter arrives, seasonal delicacies using local ingredients delight everyone that try them. Food writer Rachel Nicholson from the US tries Hiroshima’s delectable oysters. We’ll also highlight Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki, a local favorite. This segment explores Hiroshima’s delicacies and their fascinating origins.

Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki
Food writer, Rachel Nicholson
Flour batter is thinly cooked with meat, vegetables, and noodles
Traditional hotpot stew with oysters and miso
Oysters cultivation rafts on Hiroshima Bay
The city of Hiroshima

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