Enjoyable flavor of “Kamo-nasu”, a dish for summer
This is a shallow-fried half kamo-nasu with sweetened miso paste on it. “kamo-nasu” is a fat rounded eggplant which is a popular summer vegetable originated in Kamigamo and Nishikamo area in Kyoto. This eggplant is famous for its fleshy texture and juiciness. “ kamonasu-no-dengaku” is a dish that makes the most of the kamo-nasu. This dish is served from early July, and often served at traditional Japanese restaurants during Gion-festival in July.