fish market

October 26, 2016

Postcard from Hokkaido: Autumn Salmon at Washo Ichiba, Kushiro

by Florentyna Leow

I paid a quick visit to Washo Ichiba, a sizeable fish market in Kushiro near the city hall. Some of the best and freshest seafood in Japan comes from Hokkaido, and there’s plenty of it here. Many of the stalls at Washo Ichiba sell shoyu-cured ikura (salmon roe) made from locally-caught fish (duh). I desperately wanted to […]