Ayu Sweetfish

Ayu Sweetfish

Photo by T.Tseng Ayu are river fish in the salmon family averaging around 8 inches in length.  They live only ...
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Unagi (Broiled Freshwater Eel) Nigiri Sushi

Unagi (Broiled Freshwater Eel) Nigiri Sushi

Photo by adactio Unagi is freshwater eel.  It is broiled and then steamed to make the meat fluffy, after which ...
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Saba (mackerel) Sushi

Saba (mackerel) Sushi

Photos by adactio, takaokun, Bopuc, nattokun, Saba is makeral sushi.  It is cured in salt for around 4 hours and ...
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Aji - Japanese Jack Mackerel

Aji – Japanese Jack Mackerel

Photo by takaokun Aji sushi can be made from Japanese Jack mackerel or Spanish mackerel or Saba. They are all ...
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Tako (Octopus) Nigiri Sushi

Tako (Octopus) Nigiri Sushi

Tako is Octopus sushi. It is poached and a bit chewier that most other sushi, except perhaps Giant Clam, but ...
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Tai (Red Snapper) Sushi

Tai (Red Snapper) Sushi

A white fish variety of sushi with a firm meat and a very subtle flavor. Works great as either nigiri-sushi ...
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Hotate Nigiri - Scallop

Hotate Nigiri – Scallop

Hotate is scallop. It is another piece of sushi from which you would expect a very oceany taste. The part ...
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Tamagoyaki or Tamago (grilled egg) Sushi

Tamagoyaki or Tamago (grilled egg) Sushi

This sushi type has been made in many different shapes and forms, from nigiri-sushi to stuff-sushi to being used as ...
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Ika Nigiri Sushi - Squid

Ika Nigiri Sushi – Squid

This slice of fresh skinless squid has a diferent chewing consistency that other sushi. If done right, it is soft ...
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Anago Sushi - Conger eel (saltwater eel)

Anago Sushi – Conger eel (saltwater eel)

Photo by avlxyz Attribution-ShareAlike License Anago is not raw sushi. Anago sushi is made from saltwater eel that has been ...
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