March 12, 2009

Kazunoko no Nigiri-zushi

kazunoko(herring roe) sushi
Kazunoko means herring roe.
It is dried under the sun, or pickled in salt.
Those roes are very small, but adheres and became lump.
It has a pleasant unique texture.

This photo is herring roe sushi.
Herring roe is put on oblong shaped sushi rice which is formed by hand.
And those are bound with nori.

2 comments:

Bridgett said...

Gorgeous color! Is this one of your favorites?

nobu said...

Thanks Bridgett.
Yes I like it.

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