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Seashells

Common orient clam (Nihamaguri) Common orient clam (Nihamaguri)

Common orient clam (Nihamaguri)

Common orient clam (Hamaguri) was once harvested in abundance from Tokyo Bay, even today is a fundamental ingredient in Edo-style sushi. After boiled or steamed with sake, clams are dipped in special sauce of soy sauce, sake and sugar. Clams become tender, take on a fluffy texture and rich ocean flavor. With each bite, you can enjoy tastiness of the clam.

Main production area

Aichi Mie Chiba

Famous production area

Kashimanada Kuwana

Season

Spring-Early summer