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Recommended summer cuisine in Sapporo, made from ingredients gathered from every region in Hokkaido

Recommended summer cuisine in Sapporo, made from ingredients gathered from every region in Hokkaido

Surrounded by three oceans—the Sea of Japan, the Pacific Ocean, and the Sea of Okhotsk, each with a different current—Hokkaido is a treasure trove of seafood ingredients. There are also expansive inland plains, making this a region rich in dairy and farming resources. With a food self-sufficiency rate of 200% (based on calories), Hokkaido serves as the homeland for food ingredients in Japan. As the weather climate changes across the seasons, so does the freshness of the ingredients—as such, there are certain seafood types that are only available during limited times. Don’t miss out on the seasonal food ingredients that are only available now.Surrounded by three oceans—the Sea of Japan, the Pacific Ocean, and the Sea of Okhotsk, each with a different current—Hokkaido is a treasure trove of seafood ingredients. There are also expansive inland plains, making this a region rich in dairy and farming resources. With a food self-sufficiency rate of 200% (based on calories), Hokkaido serves as the homeland for food ingredients in Japan. As the weather climate changes across the seasons, so does the freshness of the ingredients—as such, there are certain seafood types that are only available during limited times. Don’t miss out on the seasonal food ingredients that are only available now.