The cut turns into a superb deep rich tasting otoro cut that I’ll savor in my sushi journals – it was sublime! /seen below/
This tuna come from Wakayama Prefecture, a place infamous for its whaling culture. There are many small fisher villages along the coast and the fishing industry is key. Tuna fishing in particular has a long-standing tradition in Kii-Katsuura where an early morning tuna auction takes place, like the one in Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market.