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Tsuruoka Mountain Vegetables, Apr 2016

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Cooking zenmai, a type of edible fern, at the Ashiya guesthouse. Tsuruoka, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, April 9, 2016. The city of Tsuruoka in Yamagata Prefecture is famous for its sansai mountain vegetable cuisine. These foraged grasses, fungi and vegetables are also used by the mountain ascetics of the Shugendo religion.