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“The World of Edomae Sushi”August①Shima-aji (Striped jack)

Shima-aji (Striped jack) Unbelievably rich taste for white fish “Shima-aji” (striped jack) is the king of summer white fish. A lot of fat but no fishiness, the elegant and light taste is very attractive. Especially wild-caught shima-aji is considered the most valuable in the market as well. “Definitely non-farmed, without a doubt,” says the master […]

Posted 2018/09/09
“The World of Edomae Sushi” About Sushi in August

August is when fish that live in the warm seas of subtropical and temperate zones, such as “shima-aji” (striped jack), “hiramasa” (yellowtail amberjack), “kanpachi” (greater amberjack) become very delicious. Especially non-farmed shima-aji is highly valued, storing rich nutrients before the spawning season, often said to be the best of summer white fish. “Shinko” (baby konoshiro […]

Posted 2018/09/09
“The World of Edomae Sushi”August, Featuring Sushi Watanabe,Yotsuya-Arakicho

Sushi Watanabe,Yotsuya-Arakicho Top class popular sushi restaurant in Yotsuya, Arakicho, one of the very competitive areas for fine sushi restaurants. The master, Mr. Masayasu Watanabe, has training experience at a traditional Japanese restaurant in Kyoto. His exceptional knife technique, great sense, and the best quality ingredients the master looks for himself all around Japan go […]

Posted 2018/09/07
“The World of Edomae Sushi”July⑥Maguro (Tuna)

Maguro (Tuna) Feel the luxurious texture on the tongue All the restaurants introduced in this site have selected “toro” (fatty belly of tuna) for “maguro” (tuna) of the month. However, the master of Kamakura Izum ginza, Mr. Mikio Kamishiro, has chosen “akami” (the red meat), marinated. “Akami is definitely the part you can enjoy the […]

Posted 2018/08/24
“The World of Edomae Sushi”July⑤Shiro-ika (Swordtip squid)

Shiro-ika (Swordtip squid) Mongolian rock salt brings out the sweetness “Shiro-ika” is a kind of squid which belongs to the loliginidae family, also called “kensaki-ika”, found in the warmer seas compared to “surume-ika” (Japanese flying squid) and “yari-ika” (spear squid). Yobuko in Saga Prefecture and Hagi in Yamaguchi Prefecture are famous for shro-ika fishery. “What […]

Posted 2018/08/24
“The World of Edomae Sushi”July④Nidako (Simmered Octopus)

Nidako (Simmered Octopus) Unbelievably soft There are various kinds of “tako” (octopus) but “madako” (common octopus) and “mizudako” (giant Pacific octopus) are usually used for sushi. As for madako, Akashi in Hyogo Prefecture is very famous and the best season is summer. “This is madako from Akashi, weighs 2 kilos. Completely different taste and scent […]

Posted 2018/08/24