Shirouo: the transparent fish that dances in your mouth

  • Published on : 25/05/2024
  • by : Japan Experience

In the port city of Fukuoka, a unique and controversial culinary tradition has been passed down for generations: eating live shirouo, tiny transparent fish appreciated for the sensation of them "dancing" in the mouth while being consumed. This practice, known as odorigui, is a delicacy that draws curious foodies, but also raises ethical questions about the consumption of live animals.

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