This is a small dish which goes perfectly with sake. This was again made from odd bits and pieces of left overs in the refrigerator which I try to use before they go bad. In particular I was concerned about one sack of cod roe or “” 鱈子 which I bought the previous weekend and had been sitting forlornly in the refrigerator ever since. I . I also found half a 長芋 also left in the fridge and this is a quick dish I came up with. This is a sort of variation of .
I first removed the roe from the sac by cutting a slit in the membrane and using the back of he knife, scraping off the roe. I added sake and Tabasco to make it a softer but not a too slushy consistency.
I also happened to have “mitsuba” 三つ葉, a Japanese green with a distinct favor. I removed the leaves from the stem and used it as a garnish. Unfortunately, this one did not have much flavor.