mirugai

Definition

Food

  • A gaper clam, Tressus keenae, around 14 cm across and 9 cm thick with a large projecting syphon, The syphon is skinned and used for sushi, sashimi and sunomono but is very chewy. The rest is also eaten but is has a poor flavour.
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