Food culture in Japan. Eat dirt.

Yoshihiro Narisawa talks about cooking soil. It has different tastes, varying with seasons. It is served in his restaurant just like vegetables.

Ryuchi Sakomotos tunes accompanies a slideshow about Japan, explainig that forest covers 66 pct of the land, 2nd only to Finland. There is an abundance of wild flowers and plants only found in Japan.
Temperature differences are extreme with snowy winters and subtropic summers making space for much variation in flora and fauna.
“We receive much from nature. But nature also takes away,” he says, when showing pictures of wrecked towns just after the earthquake.

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