Sushi - Sushi Roe - Sea Urchin
Also see: Sea
Urchin Sushi in Sushi
urchin tastes the best during mid
summer. They are ready to mate and the gonads are the biggest during
Interestingly, both the male and female gonads are used for sushi, or
are only slight differences in color
tone between the male and female gonads and as for the flavor, there is
much of a difference between the two. The orange color of the sea
change according to what the sea urchin fed on (usually seaweed), so it
difficult to distinguish whether it is a male or female gonad.
good sea urchin is difficult to choose.
Unlike a fish, it must be opened and tasted, since some of them are
unpleasant. This is why they are first opened and tasted by the fish
and then sold on small trays. Sushi restaurants usually do not buy them
and do not place them in water tanks for the chance of some being not