Friday, November 1, 2013

(424) The taste of autumn

Sweet potatoes roasted in the stone/cast iron stove carried in the back of the truck –invariably accompanied by the wailing song “Yaki imo, yaki imo, ishi yaki imo” (焼きいも焼きいも石焼きいも) i.e. “baked potatoes, baked potatoes, stone-baked potatoes” (it can be found in the Japanese Wikipedia entry, here –just below the two pictures) as the truck drives very slowly in the back streets.

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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