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Pike Conger Sushi

Pike Conger Sushi

Hamo Sushi


Pike conger is a fish that is has always been used in Kyoto cuisine. The pike conger is able to survive for longer periods compared to other fish after they are fished. They were praised by Kyoto cuisine which had difficulty obtaining fresh ocean fish in the old days. The Pike conger has many tiny rib bones, so they have to be sliced very thinly without cutting the flesh in half; a method called the honegiri (bone cutting) that many Kyoto chefs require to have. They are grilled on top of charcoal and then glazed with a sweet soy sauce before they are shaped into an oval shaped stick and cut into individual pieces.