Thursday, September 9, 2010

August 9th 2010

These guys are both from the same yellowtail family.

On top, Kampachi. It has a firm texture, with less fat than the one below.

Below is Hamachi, with more fat, and softer texture.

When the restaurant says simply "yellowtail", it is most often Hamachi, as it is the more popular one in the US. However, in Japan, they are equally popular, just recognized as two different fish.

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