sashimi


December 10, 2015

Umami Tool Watch: The Mighty MAC Yanagi Knife

by Umami Mart

maguro_sliceIf you’ve ever tried to prepare sashimi or sushi, you’ve probably learned pretty quickly that having the right knife makes a huge difference.

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February 7, 2014

Japanify: Salmon Avocado Donburi

by yoko

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Shopping for the freshest seafood just got easier with another fish market that opened in the People’s Republic of Berkeley.

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October 25, 2013

Furochan Eats: Out in Otaru, Hokkaido

by Furo-chan

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The temperature readings for the past week have been falling to lows of nines and elevens (that’s Celsius, for all you Americans out there).

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April 1, 2013

Culinography: Morimoto (NYC)

by Erin Gleeson

“Tramin” sashimi. Chef Douglas Kim for Morimoto NYC. Photograph by Erin Gleeson

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February 13, 2013

Ask Sushi Kuni: Awabi (Abalone)

by Kayoko

Awabi (abalone) is a luxurious clam. When it is eaten raw, it tastes faintly like the sea, but its crispy texture is what stands out the most.

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December 5, 2012

Ask Sushi Kuni: Usuzukuri

by Kayoko

Uzuzukuri is one of my favorite preprations of sashimi. Kuni (my dad) would make this for very special occasions growing up, usually New Year’s Day or Thanksgiving.

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October 16, 2012

MOTOism: Let’s Fillet a Fluke

by Moto

Fish is still something a lot of people are scared of in the States. Heads, guts, scales, filleting — there are a lot of processes involved before you can eat a piece of fish.

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April 12, 2012

Japanify: Maguro Zukedon

by yoko

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My partner Washi recently got a job as a salaryman. This may not seem that odd until you consider the fact that he is living in Berkeley, California and to qualify as a salaryman, you are usually employed by a Japanese corporation.

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July 28, 2011

Japanify: Sashimi in Sesame Sauce + Ochazuke (Tea-Soaked Rice)

by yoko

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I visited my mom recently and she served me one of the best breakfasts I have had in a long time–tai chazuke.

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January 10, 2011

ReCPY: Chicken Sashimi Fest

by Moto

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“HELP! I ate three bites of raw chicken, am I going to get sick?!”
“I had chicken for dinner but it was pink.

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