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Soft-shelled Turtle Hot Pot | 自宅で、、スッポン鍋

This post may come as a ‘shocking post’ but to emphasize that it is NOT a PET TURTLE as to being one of the fine delicacies in our eastern part of the world, the soft-shelled turtle (which we call it suppon in Japanese) considered equivalent to medicine from ancient Chinese history.

The nutritional value of the  soft-shelled turtle serves mainly as high quality food, the soup recommended for stamina and rejuvenation. It helps bring back the body to fight illness and creates stamina to recover from sickness. The gelatinous ‘collagen’ stuff is also considered for sexual potency for men and anti-aging for women.

Suppon cuisine is indeed a delicacy, an ‘very’ expensive cuisine during the winter season, the hot pot often considered as a special treat or sometimes a unique experience for foreigners. The soup-broth from the soft-shelled turtle has a divine but mellow taste, despite it’s look.

Anyone courageous of the challenge should try the Suppon cuisine if you are ever in Japan during the cold winter season.

This post – the  Suppon hot pot was done at home….which comes well instructed as a DIY hot pot.

まさか?!

自宅で作る『スッポン鍋』です。

スッポンは『瀬戸養殖場スッポン』(丹沢)で手に入ります。ちゃんと鍋用のスッポンがあり、スッポン鍋の作り方も出ていますのでご興味のある方は是非。我家の主人はスッポン好きで毎冬になるとスッポンを一度、我家でやりたがります。

見た目よりもスープはとっても上品な味です。

正真正銘の滋養強壮、薬膳料理で即時性が半端じゃなくあります。免疫力の低下するこの季節はスッポン鍋を是非お試しください。コラーゲンたっぷりで女性のアンチエイジング、美肌対策にも効くみたいです〜よ。

 

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