Some people might not agree with me on this one.
A couple of them are in my family.
Uni is delicious. Uni refers to the edible part of a sea urchin. I’d had it before in sushi dishes, but this week while my family was here I split a whole one with my mom at Ironside.
It’s spikes were still moving a little…
We were debating what uni actually was. I thought it was just roe. A quick google search told us otherwise. Uni is actually a sea urchin’s gonads.
That was almost too strange to be good. But I’d already eaten it and liked it. Vegas was disgusted.
The more golden the uni, the better it is. It’s creamy and silky, which is odd at first. If it’s your first time trying it I recommend having it as sushi to offset the texture.
It’s a high demand delicacy throughout the world (read: it’s expensive). It really is worth the price tag. It’s so good! A bit briny, but more on the sweet side. It’s surprisingly light!
Another interesting fact about uni: it’s an aphrodisiac.
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No recipe this week… we were busy. I figured this would be strange enough. 😉
Have you ever tried uni? Would you?
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