Saiki City Tourism Encyclopedia

food

Himono (Semi-dried fish)

干物 (himono )

Preserved seasonal seafood

Preserved foods made from fresh fish and packed with nutrition

"Himono" means Semi-dried fish so any kind of fish can be Himono. And the important thing to make Himono is freshness of fishes and knowledge about seasonal fish.
Himono has been loved by Japanese people not only because it's convinient long lasting food but also the tastes great. In saiki, fishermans know well what the best fish on that season and Drying technique is required. Enjoy this concentrated flavor of seasonal fish!