Cooking Lessons in Rikuzen-Takata! Smiles Blossom!
This is Takano, ariTV.
Aren’t those smiles wonderful?
Today’s story revisits Riku Café in Rikuzen-Takata, Iwate, and the cooking lessons they held last month.
This is a special response project by the Soul of Japan cultural foundation called
With the slogan, “Let Us Protect Tōhoku Cuisine!”, and working with cooks, producers, enterprises, and all involved in the food industry nationwide, groups travel in mini kitchen-cars to temporary housing and community centers promoting Tōhoku’s food culture and recovery.
With laughter from start to finish, it was a fun experience.
Mr. Shimazaki of Soul of Tōhoku avows:
“We want to make an opportunity for community involvement.
And at the same time, we want to promote Tōhoku’s food culture to the world.”
Using food to help rebuild these areas so devastated by the terrible tsunami,
and simultaneously creating bonds and spreading cheer,
these efforts continue.
(A video will be posted to this space soon)