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.


Bridgett said...

Gorgeous color! Is this one of your favorites?

nobu said...

Thanks Bridgett.
Yes I like it.

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