Unagi/ Eel

Unagi nikogori

jellied broth

Nikogori is a jellied mixture of simmered fish or meat with a lot of gelatin. 

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Smoked eel

eel/ aubergine

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Umaki tamago

eel wrapped in omlette

 

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Nigiri Unagi

For nigiri unagi, chef Yama buys eels alive from the supplier and prepare them for his cuisine.  For cleaning eels, you need a special knife.