are you an "urchin virgin?" (*sea* urchin, that is) get to know what you need to know, and a recipe for Sea Urchin with Tuna, Lime, Sriracha and Chestnut Honey...
A pasta inspired by childhood summers spent in Japan.
who'd have thought to not just COOK, but DEEP FRY UNI, and then go on to make UNI MOJITOS... luxirare...
Goma Dofu (soft sesame tofu encasing sea urchin served with natame, fresh wasabi, gold leaf and a light dashi) at Urasawa, LA.
Sea Urchin in Madeira with Cream and Pasta. They don't call it the foie gras of the sea for nothing!
Uni on a bed of crispy asian pear, tangy grapefruit and yuzu dashi gelee.
Sweet creamy Uni on a bed of citrusy crispy veggies make this sea urchin ceviche a light refreshing treat.
My sushi experience
Sea urchins "royale" with a fennel emulsion from L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon in Hong Kong
Pasta alla Chitarra with Sea Urchin & Langoustines
Delicious ikura and uni sushi from Hokkaido, Japan.
Eating the reproductive organs of a sea urchin, may sound odd, but if you've been to a sushi restaurant you've probably seen Uni on the menu.
Tarragon tagliatelle enrobed with the briny essence of the sea, accompanied by little bits of sweet raw uni that burst in your mouth with each bite of the chewy noodles.
Pork trotter and apple soup with fried potatoes; slow-cooked egg with sea urchin in a dashi broth. Made at the Cooklyn Improv.
Sea urchin panna cotta with caviar, seaweed, and chilled ocean consomme. Literally, a bite of the sea. Picholine (New York, New York)
Lobster with Uni mashed potatoes and yuzu hollandaise.
Sea Urchin w/ Soy Gel @ Le Miu - NYC
Prawns and sea-urchins spaghetti