6 Reasons to Try Shiokara with Sake!

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Shiokara is one of a variety of dishes known as “chinmi” which, loosely translated, means ‘rare tastes’ but could be taken to mean ‘things that only the Japanese are mental enough to eat’. It consists of strips of flesh of sea creatures, often squid, preserved with about 10% salt in their own viscera (yes, their innards!). Other ingredients may also be added, such as shichimi (seven spice mix), mountain wasabi, mirin or grated yuzu peel. The mixture is [Continue Reading…]