Food Culture of Toyohashi
Because it’s one of the prominent agriculture regions of Japan, the food must be delicious
Toyohashi is a prominent agriculture kingdom in Japan, blessed with a warm climate and an abundance of water. A variety of goods, such as outdoor-grown vegetables, garden crops, fruit trees, and paddy rice, are grown here and then shipped all over Japan. Also poultry farming, which proudly produces the highest number of quail eggs in Japan, dairy farming, etc. thrive there as well. In particular, these quail eggs are used in soup for zaru soba or are eaten fried, which are both familiar foodstuffs to the people of Toyohashi.
Other foods representative of the region, such as Toyohashi chikuwa (a tube-shaped fish paste cake), vegetable and rice dengaku (bean curd baked and coated with miso),
Hamanatto, and Mikawa tsukudani (preservable food boiled down in soy sauce), have long been developed as part of a unique food culture that has continued for other 100 years.
Also, Toyohashi is a city of udon. There are udon shops that have existed there for other 100 years. Toyohashi curry udon was devised as a new food in order to properly convey the deliciousness of Toyohashi udon, and it became available for sale to the public in April of 2010. Over a period of 4 years and 11 months since the release of this variety of curry, over one million servings have been sold, which has firmly cemented this curry as a gourmet of the Toyohashi region.