Friday, August 5, 2011

August 5th 2011

Baby Spotted Sardine (Shinko) from Saga

Shinko has finally arrived! We have waited for a very long time.
With their arrival, we can finally say that it is summer. It is such a symbolic fish.

They are so tiny right now that you need 2 or 3 of them to make a single piece of sushi.
Without this, Edomae Style sushi is not complete.

They grow bigger day by day, from this size that needs couple of them for one nigiri to a size that only needs one for a nigiri, and then eventually they are going to be called Kohada.

You can enjoy how this fish and its nigiri changes during the whole summer.

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