Sushi - Sushi of Other Seafood - Octopus
vulgarisAlso see: Octopus Sushi
in Sushi Menu
are in season during the winter. They
are known to grab things that are white so white colored bait is used.
ancient method to catch octopus is to set traps in the water. These
jars made of clay, and octopus have instincts to hide in small areas so
are nearby, it is very easy to catch.
octopus requires a lot of
attention. It must be massaged for a fair amount of time before it is
The best way to poach an octopus is to simmer in low heat for a very
period. However some restaurants use tonic water to speed the process.
octopus turns out too hard and rubbery, then dried soy beans are added
simmered again to soften it.
octopus or sashimi is often regarded as
a trendy dish, but it is not very tasty. Raw octopus is extremely
hardly has any taste. The legs of the octopus are skinned and then
thin to be able to bite easily. The sashimi are transparent and look
medallions made of glass, which makes the dish look pleasing.