I like yellowtail sashimi with truffle yuzu dressing; I like ebi furai prawns, straightened, breadcrumbed, fried and served with avocado and sweet soy; I like Japanese omelette with freshwater eel
, and gently stewed belly pork with spicy aubergine; and I absolutely love black cod marinated in miso.
The protein, called UnaG (for unagi, the Japanese word for freshwater eel
, and G for green), might also prove useful as a lab tool for illuminating other molecules or whole cells.
com/retrieve/pii/S0092867413006442) in the journal Cell that they've discovered a protein in the muscle fibers of the freshwater eel
However, modern freshwater fish from Northern Europe, including freshwater eel
, show a wide range of values, some of which overlap with the range for ruminant adipose.
Out of Destin and other Panhandle ports, the preferred natural bait for cobia is a live freshwater eel
($5) was an extra generous cut of smoked and sweet-sauced wriggler, while the conch ($5) was simply fresh and sweet, somehow both tender and crunchy at once.
And, according to a piece in Environmental Science & Technology, researchers in France report that the widespread metal contaminant cadmium is interfering with the reproductive cycle of the European freshwater eel
Both the brilliant green house caterpillar roll ($12) of freshwater eel
and cucumber wrapped in avocado, and the Lakes roll ($12) of seared albacore, avocado and cucumber wrapped in albacore and avocado and daubed with creamy cucumber sauce and smelt eggs, are certified summer refreshers worth trying.
Tuna tataki (tuna fried with sesame seeds for five seconds on either side) and unagi or freshwater eel
We've even been known to order a black dragon roll, a fearsome creature with shrimp tails for horns and incorporating tempura shrimp, freshwater eel
, cream cheese (yes, really) and avocado, for dessert.
There's sushi rolls with warm tempura prawns, fresh ginger and chives, or grilled freshwater eel
maki with cucumber and sesame seeds.
Also dubbed fusion, an extra-peppery plate of freshwater eel
with a savory mix of mushrooms and onions ($8.