Re: [SCA-JML] Okusa Ryu Fish Carving
- Noble Cousin!
Greetings from Solveig!
> Ok, I guess I'll be the ignorant one and ask... is it a religiousIt was culinary. The Okusa were the chefs who served the shogun as
> thing? Is it culinary? Neither?
opposed to the Shijō who served the emperor. There appears to a bit
of a period food fad going on in Japan. Earlier, Ii wrote about his
meal at a "Heian" restaurant. The Okusa folks (and they do have a
national organization) combine Taiko drumming and itamae performance
such as you saw in the video.
Your Humble Servant
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