I had dinner party with my friends at Yamadaya (やまだや). Here’s Tsukiji. Of course, they have much fresh seafood, and also have fresh vegetables !
Otoshi (appetizer). Buri-daikon. Boiled bones of yellowtail, hard tofu and vegetables.
Heated vegetables with bonito sauce. This bonito sauce is called “Heshiko”. Heshiko is marinated bonito.
Sashimi. Lightly grilled bonito with straw, yellowtail (Buri) from Hokkaido, kawahagi from Oita and Japanese sea perch (Hira-suzuki) from Nagasaki. And white thing on this side is liver of kawahagi. We ate it with meat of kawahagi.
Yamadaya bacons. This is smoked bacons. Left small bowl had pickled vegetables in it.
Ikura on salmon potato salads. It looks like a precious stone.
Oysters. Left dish is raw oysters and right one is steamed oysters with nori.
Locally raised chicken salad with Pecorino flavor. Its dressing is thick and so tasty.
Karaage. Yamadaya’s karaage is awesome.
Handmade scallop cream croquette
A lily bulb and soft tamagoyaki. Cherry tomatoes’ soup had a little sour tastes, and tamagoyaki was light and soft as its name.
Special Seikogani crab. I didn’t know about snow crab at all. The big snow crabs that I knew well was male. Female snow crab is far smaller than male snow crab. And Female have plenty of tasty eggs. Indeed, it was delicious. Especially Seikogani is special female crab. It is only two month period that it is legal to catch female snow crab. Just now !
Ready for splendid alfonsino shabu-shabu. At first, we boiled bony parts of splendid alfonsino to make soup stock. And then we ate those meats.
After that we put vegetables into the boiling water. This boiling water had abundant taste of splendid alfosino 😀
Then, Dipping the slices of splendid alfonsino for several seconds. The staff said, it’s good for eating as raw. So, there’s no need to boil longer.
After eating, the waiter made soup from the boiling water. There were much taste of splendid alfonsino.
Mackerels and persimmon with dressing
Ebi-imo(taro) dressed with a thick starchy seikogani sauce
Takikomi gohan cooked by earthen pot. Main ingredients were seikogani. Wooow. Tastes of heaven.
We happened to find the menu of rice and soup. We didn’t know the existence.
So, we ordered two from this menu.
Fried rice with smoked barracud, zha cai and cryptotaenia
Yamadaya special curry
This curry was thick with collagen of chicken’s skin. This day’s best dish!
Name Yamadaya (やまだや)
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