Vinegar and miso dressed foods. A real treat in fishing villages.


Kake-ae refers to dressing whatever ingredient in a miso and vinegar dressing. According to season, that ingredient may be squid, fish, daikon radish or cucumbers. It is eaten throughout the year as everyday food. This dish was considered a treat for fishing villagers and special versions served during festival time, making a name for itself across the prefecture.

Recipi of cuisin

for 4 persons

[ Kake-Ae ]

  • Small squid2
  • Cucumber150g
  • Carrot40g
  • Toasted sesame seeds1 tablespoon
  • Rice miso1.5 tablespoon
  • Sugar2 tablespoon
  • Vinegar1.5 tablespoon
Remove squid guts and blanch in hot water before slicing.
Slice cucumber and carrots to 1 cm batons. Rub with salt.
Grind sesame seeds in pestle and mortar. Add miso, sugar then vinegar (in that order) then add 1 and 2.

Information provided by : Saga Prefectural Manufacturer Support Division

Local cuisine