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Takowasa • Raw, hot and tasty

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in food

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.

Ikura Sushi • A Salmon Roe Delight!

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in food

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.