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Sea Urchin from Aomori Prefecture

May 17, 2021 [ingredients]

Sea Urchin from Aomori Prefecture

Aomori prefecture produces two types of sea urchins, the northern sea urchin and the short-spined sea urchin. The northern sea urchin from Aomori prefecture is especially sought after for its fine taste. Its peak season spans over pre-spawning season in the spring to early summer. From the Tsugaru Strait to... read more

“Sakura-masu” – A Spring Gift from the Tsugaru Strait

Apr 23, 2021 [ingredients]

“Sakura-masu” – A Spring Gift from the Tsugaru Strait

The Fish of the Spring, “Sakura-masu” returns to fresh water during the cherry blossom season “Sakura-masu,” or cherry salmon, is said to have earned the name due to its peak fishing season coinciding with the cherry blossom season. Another reason is that mature Sakura-masu bear pink cherry color scales. Its... read more

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