Monday, January 5, 2009

Monday, January 5th Special

Today's Obanzai:

Gomoku Ni -- Simmered Diced Vegetables; Daizu Soy Beans, Carrot, Shiitake Mushroom, Hijiki Seaweed and Age (Fried Been Curd)
Osechi Item: Kamaboko & Date-maki -- Steamed Fish Cake & Rolled Sweet Omelet Mixed with Surimi (Fish Paste).
Osechi Item: Kazunoko Duo -- Herring Roe with Spicy Cod Roe & Herring Roe soaked in Dashi Broth

Today's Miso Soup:
Yaki-mochi (Grilled Sticky Rice Cake)

Today's Special Roll:
• Crispy Oyster Roll -- Panko Breaded Fried Oyster Sushi Roll with Avocado, Cucumber and Tobiko with BBQ Mayo

Special Sushi & Sashimi
Kazunoko (Herring Roe)
-- Kazunoko is one of the delicacy for Japanese to enjoy for New Year's Day. (The whole assembly of the foods are called "Osechi") Many of these dishes hold symbolism for the coming year. Kazunoko, which translates to "many children," symbolizes fertility and family prosperity.
Gyu Tataki --
Thin Sliced Seared Beef