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Fish in January: Tai (Gilt-head bream)

 

Since "Tai" rhymes with the word "medetai", meaning auspicious, it is regarded as a “good fortune” fish in Japan. That's why Tai (Ma-dai) is often served there at celebratory feasts from New Year.  


He-dai is a family of Tai fish popular in Europe called Gilt-head bream, and the taste is as delicious as Ma-dai that Japanese revere it as one of the best-tasting fish in the sea.

Sauan has prepared delicious dishes with Gilt-head bream to wish you the best luck in new year!