July Seasonal Japanese Seafood

Simmered ma-anago Seared katsuo July sashimi   Some of our personal favorites include ayu (salted and grilled), shitabirame (meuniere), shijimi (miso soup), benisake (salted and grilled), and for sashimi – surumeika, kinmedai, takabe, and isaki. Ainame 鮎並 fat greenling (Hexagrammos otakii) Akashita birame 赤舌鮃  red-tongued sole (Cynoglossus joyneri) Awabi 鮑 abalone (Haliotis sorenseni) Ayu 鮎…

June Seasonal Japanese Seafood 6月旬の魚

June Seasonal Seafood The arrival of ayu is a sign that summer has arrived. Simply salted and grilled is the most popular way of serving this tender-fleshed fish. Kawahagi is a funny looking fish. The skin is so thick, hence the name kawahagi, or leather jacket. We love this fish as sashimi. If we’re lucky,…