Albacore Tuna

The Albacore Tuna is also called albacore fish, longfin, albies, pigfish, tombo ahi, binnaga, Pacific albacore, German bonito (but see bonito), longfin tuna, longfin tunny, or even just tuna. It is the only tuna species which may be marketed as “white meat tuna” in the United States. It is found in the open waters of […]

Squid

Squid or cuttlefish comprise around 300 species. Squid have a distinct head, bilateral symmetry, a mantle, and arms. Squid, like cuttlefish, have eight arms and two tentacles arranged in pairs. (The only known exception is the bigfin squid group, which have ten very long, thin arms of equal length.)

Kelp

A Kelp or seaweed served sometimes dried. Kep is a form of seaweed that grows near Hokkaido, the northern most island of Japan.

Sweet glutinous rice flour.

Balls made with plain steamed rice with various stuffings.

Mantis Shrimp

Mantis shrimp, squilla. In Japanese cuisine, the mantis shrimp is eaten raw as sashimi and as a sushi topping, and is called shako (蝦蛄). It is commonly served in Japan, but is not often found on the menu at sushi restaurants in the United States

Cod

Cod is the common name for the genus of fish Gadus, belonging to the family Gadidae, and is also used in the common name of a variety of other fishes. Cod is a popular food fish with a mild flavor, low fat content and a dense white flesh that flakes easily. Cod livers are processed […]

Grilled Tofu

Broiled or grilled soy bean curd and typically used in vegetarian sushi rolls.