This photo is an example of  Rafute.

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Rafute: Okinawa, japan new year's dish

Sunday, January 20th, 2019  1 - 3 PM          

at Mississippi Market,  West 7th Store
1500 West 7th Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102

Come join us to learn how to make Rafute, Okinawa, Japan's New Years' dish. Please sign up atMississippi Market.

Mississippi Market Member $40  Non-member $45

​The price of the class includes a complete meal.


The New Year is the most important holiday in Japan. Okinawa, Japan, is one of the five “blue zones” or places in the world where people live much longer than average. Rafute is a must-have dish in Okinawa for New Year’s Day and other special celebrations. This dish features slow-cooked pork belly that will melt in your mouth. The meal includes Miso soup and rice.