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.
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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 damn tasty 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.
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.