The seasonal dish in Japan right now is a fresh whitebait rice bowl.
Whitebait are two to three month-old juvenile sardines which are in peak season between the months of May and June, as well as October and November. Their rich umami taste and juicy texture will have you hooked with just a single bite! Top your piping-hot
Raw whitebait are a delicacy only to be savored on the day they're caught.
Naturally, freshness is essential--they taste best in the morning!
Season to your liking! Add a dash of soy sauce to tickle your taste buds!
The salty aroma of the ocean, along with the sweetness and juicy texture of the whitebait combine to perfection. Be sure to savor the seasonal taste for yourself!