Puffer fish have long existed in the human subconscious is extremely toxic species of ocean. However under the skillful hands of the Japanese chef you will enjoy this poisonous puffer fish is not cheap at the price.
Poisonous puffer fish is one of two species of vertebrates unique and own planet price is not cheap. However pufferfish still Japanese people love and choose to make sushi – traditional specialties Origin cherry. Please follow this manual for Japan to enjoy special puffer fish Fugu them!
Special puffer fish
always named in the list of the most expensive dishes from Japan, one from puffer fish sashimi productivity can cost the family about $ 200. Expensive meals only 8 pieces. You will enjoy this Fugu pufferfish while dining at the restaurant three Michelin stars gold.
Not only expensive, diners call from puffer fish sashimi must also brave bet your life if you want to enjoy this Fugu pufferfish. By just one milligram of the poison of this fish can also took the lives of a man mature in less than one hour with painful death.
Toxins great but why many people want to enjoy the pufferfish Fugu?
So why pufferfish still present in the food culture of Japan and has made great contributions to the food industry of this country millions of dollars each year?
In fact, the Japanese puffer fish is not as famous tuna or Kobe beef, but every year, this island nation has exported a large amount of puffer fish to USA. Interest rates for each 50 grams of meat fish are not much different than this chicken up to $ 200, even this price will be more expensive than a few times if the wild puffer fish.
Chef undergone special training can puffer fish processing
To be able to serve customers is the puffer fish dish, the Japanese chef must undergo two years of training. They also need more than 3 years of work, before you can manually cutting a fish for customers. Travel Tips Japan Kunio Miura seek – a master of puffer fish, he learned the fish flesh from the age of 15. Miura had to practice on hundreds of fish and accept spends hundreds of thousands of yen, pass difficult exam with only 60% chance of success, to become a waiter puffer when he rounded 20 years old.
So far, though he has 60 years of experience, he was still extremely cautious when handling a puffer fish by only a slightest mistake can deprive go live lives of our customers.
See how he’s treated like fish nhé!
First, Mr. Miura will cut open the fish head, brain and eye clean filter and carefully placed on a metal tray marked “inedible”. Then the next stage he will leave the skin, gut and cut out all the viscera, especially the liver and ovaries
“Quality tetrodotoxin in puffer fish poison 200 times more than cyanide. Death will come to a quick but painful. First is numb mouth, then hardened arteries. No antidote, “Mr. Miura said.
Entire sections of the poisonous puffer fish is placed in a metal tray and locked. Then, we will bring this to market fish tray to destroy them in the oven with wood chips.
Puffer fish gradually becoming a part of Japanese culture
The lanterns are made of real leather puffer fish hanging outside a restaurant in the city of Shimonoseki. Here even have a statue made from puffer fish is located right in the city center.
For those who wish to enjoy the puffer fish Fugu dishes made from fish bearing the quintessential Japanese cuisine. Today, Shimonoseki called “the capital of the country puffer fish in Japan”. About gourmet seafood in Japan commented on how that market Haedomari is the only place in the country specializing in customized cherry dishes transfer list any damage from the puffer fish, which is one of the varying taste of Japanese customs.
Pieces of puffer fish fillet want delicious thin
Hata Toshiharu currently operates one of the company’s biggest puffer fish wholesalers in the city of Shimonoseki. His father was the one who founded the company puffer his family 40 years ago. He said that, traditionally, been used style puffer fish fillet into thin pieces of meat mourning. Then dishes are elaborately decorated in the form of white chrysanthemums, Mount Fuji or the shape of animals such as peacocks, turtles and butterflies on the ceramic plate with finely drawn motifs.