What is yamame in sushi?山女
This time, I looked into the various names and seasons for sushi yamame.
How to call yamame
【yamame】trout ヤマメ 山女
Yamame is one of the names of cherry salmon during its growth process. It is said to be a landlocked species, spending its entire life in rivers without going out to sea. Other names include “Yamabe” in the Tohoku region and “Enoha” in some parts of the Kyushu region. In addition, it seems that there are other areas called Kokure, Kosame, and Shike as other names. When yamame is written in Japanese kanji, it is written as yamame” oryamameo,” but it is said that the kanji for “woman” was used because the delicate and beautiful appearance of yamame makes people associate it with women. Masu.
The peak season for yamame
The season of Yamame differs depending on its ecology. More details below.
Yamame: Yamame is in season from spring to summer, and can be enjoyed for a long period from March to August. Yamame is called the queen of mountain streams, and its name is yamame fish, which gives it a good image. Of course, the taste is also a favorite among Japanese people; it is light but has just the right amount of fat, and the texture is plump, making it a popular flavor as well as its appearance. A naturally rich environment with clear water and plenty of insects to feed on is essential for growth.
Please refer to the above information and enjoy delicious yamame trout when it is in season.