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The roe of flying fish, often used as an ingredient in sushi.

[Japanese : tobi-, stem of tobu, to fly (as in tobiuo, flying fish) + ko, child.]
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We don't know how long it will take us here,' passenger Peter Tobiko said.
The changes come just two days after Environment and Forestry Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko ordered for the replacement of forest officers serving in Kibiku, Ololua, Thogoto and Ngong Road stations following reports of massive destruction of forests.
Some of the dishes were mahi mahi carpaccio from the Raffles/Fairmont, a salad of micro greens with soy mirin marinated salmon from Hyatt City of Dreams, crispy balls with selva black tiger prawns from the Makati Shangri-La, Aklan oysters with wasabi tobiko from AG New World Manila Bay, tandoori prawn salad from Novotel Araneta Center, seafood chives dumpling with onion bonito soup from the Conrad Manila, seafood ceviche from Sofitel Manila, and a crowd-pleasing seafood boodle with lobster from the Discovery Leisure Group's hotels.
It featured a tonne of tobiko on top while the rice was chewy.
Then for more flavor action, they add cucumber, red radish, tobiko and basil.
Minced tuna is tumbled with tobiko (flying fish roe), tempura flakes, matchstick cucumber pieces and scallion and topped with a tangle of crunchy fried taro.
Dishes on the menu from Ramusake London include a tuna sashimi pizza with wasabi tobiko and truffle ponzu; and fried chicken kara-age sliders with kimchi mayo and pickles.
The director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko has directed that seven senior Family Bank managers be interrogated in relation to the theft of KES791m.
A popular favorite is the Green Globe, which arrives as an orb of thinly-sliced avocado with a tobiko caviar crown and a citrus-soy glaze, hiding an interior of crab salad and spicy tuna.
As part of their special Valentine's menu, Sapporo are serving up a Heart-Shaped Sushi; rolls of rice filled with crabstick, avocado, pickled radish and cucumber, wrapped in salmon sashimi and topped with rare pink Japanese tobiko.
Cover the entire seaweed sheet with the rice (Step 3) and spread the tobiko all over (Step 4).
Other items included tuna crunch (tuna, sweet potato, avocado, $9), Whitinsville roll (tempura salmon, avocado, soy wrap, topped with assorted fish and eel sauce, $10), spicy crab (cucumber, avocado, topped with crab and spicy mayo, $9), spider (soft shell crab tempura, cucumber, avocado, tobiko, $10), Boston (salmon, cucumber, avocado, topped with salmon and spicy mayo, $10), black dragon (eel tempura, cucumber, topped with baked eel and avocado, eel sauce, $11) and Cape Cod (scallops, tuna, salmon, white tuna, yellow tail, crab meat, avocado, cucumber, tempura crumb, tobiko and spicy mayo, $13).