Tako wasabi is a true adventure for anyone interested in trying exotic and odd foods. The faint of heart should definitely think twice before slipping this slimy octopus into their mouths! Once you try it, though, I can assure you that you will wonder what you were ever afraid of.
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Are you a spicy crunchy shrimp roll fan? Because I was never really a raw fish enthusiast, up until I tried, the Crunchy Sushi roll. I first came across this Japan-inspired delicacy when I was traveling for work in London.
Tako Sushi is quite an exciting meal. The first time I heard about it, I thought that the person meant taco sushi and I even went ahead to correct them on their spelling. It turns out that we were talking about two different things.
So, you’ve heard the name, and you’ve seen something that vaguely resembles fish and lobster, but you still don’t know what crawfish taste like.
If you’re a lover of seafood, get ready to have your world changed by ama ebi – ebi shrimps. This sweeter variation on shrimp will surprise and delight you. If you’re a fan of raw international delicacies, you would do well to try amaebi. Read on to find out more.
What do you do when you stumble upon an entire coastline covered in conch? While you’re left wondering what conch is, I’ll have already gotten myself a bucket, picked up as much as I can, brought it all back to my kitchen and made myself some conch sushi.
For a Japanese delicacy that goes way beyond raw fish and scallops, try ankimo sushi (aka monkfish liver sushi) and watch your horizons broaden. This delicious morsel is becoming quite popular in sushi bars, especially upscale ones.
Do you know what’s salmon roe in Japanese? Have you ever tried the tiny orange balls that usually come with sushi? They are called ikura Sushi. The origin of the word is believed to be the Russian word Ikra. In case you are no culinary expert, ‘roe’ colloquially means ‘fish egg.’ Thus, simply put, Ikura is the name of the salmon’s eggs.
Dishes made with vinegared rice, vegetables and seafood are generally referred to as Sushi-like Tekka maki. They are only referred to as sushi rolls when seaweeds/nori is used to cover them.
If you are a big fan of sushi, then tobiko with quail egg, also known as quail egg sushi, is something you have to try. It is sushi on an entirely new level. A quail egg yolk nestled atop tobiko is a remarkable sight, truly like nothing you’ve ever had before.