A Story of Karasumi

What we make is a Japanese traditional food called "karasumi." It is famously known as "Spicy Caviar." Karasumi is a premium delicacy loved by many people in Asia, but Sugaya’s karasumi is not typical karasumi; it's special. When you compare it with regular karasumi, you will notice the difference.

Typically, karasumi is made by smoking fish roe that has been salted. However, Sugaya's Karasumi uses mentaiko, which is fish roe marinated not only in salt but also in chili peppers. Since chili peppers contain umami naturally, they enrich the taste of karasumi.

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