At the end of a recent online tour, organized by Autabi, a small Tokyo-based travel agent that specializes in tours to meet producers and people living in rural areas and a group set up to promote three of Japan's taro soups, the participants were tested on how well they had been paying attention during the tour and their knowledge of taro soup. Participants who got 10 of the 15-question test answers corrected were awarded a Taro Soup Master Certificate.
I got 14 answers correct so am now a Taro Soup Master!!!
During the tour we visited Nakayama in Yamagata Prefecture, Tsuwano in Shimane Prefecture, and Ozu in Ehime Prefecture, all areas famous for growing taro, and learnt about how the soup differs between the regions.