Special of TAICHI

 

Shiroi Tekka Maki (White “Tekka Maki” sushi roll) Shiroi Tekka Maki (White “Tekka Maki” sushi roll)

Shiroi Tekka Maki is a particular sushi culture in Nagasaki. This sushi roll is different from ordinary Tekka Maki which uses red meat of tuna. It uses young yellowtail (Hamachi) meat as its center. A white “Tekka Maki,” created with the tongue of Nagasaki people. At Taichi Sushi, hirasu, yellowtail and young yellowtail (Hamachi) are used. The master of Taichi Sushi says, “It’s a taste of Nagasaki and we really want everybody to know this!” Of course, you can enjoy as a single dish.
Gunkanjima Sushi Gunkanjima Sushi

Once, Hashima in Gunkanjima was one of the Japan’s leading producer of high-quality coal. Then there is a combination of sushi and black diamonds of Gunkanjima was born as Gunkanjima Sushi. Nori seaweed surrounds the island and black caviar, high end ingredient with the image of black diamonds is inside. Gunkanjima Sushi, try it once.
Ginta Ginta

“Ginta” is a “Tachiuo” cutlassfish from Kamitsushima, an island on the border. Its brilliance, silvery and metallic, is like an excellent sword.
We call this sushi “Ginta,” with “Ginta Cutlassfish” thick and big.
Kaiware (daikon sprouts) Kaiware (daikon sprouts)

With a little piquancy and a texture sharp and crisp.
A nigiri zushi with such daikon sprouts.
Nama Karasumi (raw mullet roe) Nama Karasumi (raw mullet roe)

A nigiri zushi which uses mullet roe of a mullet from Nagasaki Goto.
 

Champon, a Gunkanjima specialty's resurrection

“A taste of Gunkanjima” Kosei Shokudo's Champon

Champon, so nutritious was hugely popular among the people in Hashima as their source of stamina.
I cooperated to reproduce my father’s taste in those days as possible.
Please taste Kosei Shokudo's Champon.

Event

 

Nagasaki Prefecture Sushi Guild holds various events for children to support their growth.
Hands-on Learning as a Sushi Master for Parents and Children Sponsored by National Institution for Youth Education
“Hands-on Learning as a Sushi Master for Parents and Children”

Nagasaki Prefecture Sushi Guild and Single Parents Welfare Association of Nagasaki, a general corporation held together this event for close kinship of parents and children and children’s healthy growth through experiencing “nigiri” a precious Japanese culture so rare to experience usually.
Parents and children challenged together to make sushi roll and “Shiroi Tekka Maki” a Nagasaki specialty. They ate the sushi they made so happily.
Sponsored by National Institution for Youth Education
“Children Sushi Masters”

We held this event with Nagasaki Prefecture Sushi Guild for junior high school students belong to foster care facilities in Nagasaki City (Maria En, Myojo En and Urakami Yoiku In), to let them have interest in “sushi master” as an occupation and think about meaning of work and their future through experiencing to make nigiri zushi, a precious Japanese culture.
The children challenged to make sushi roll, Tekka Maki, or nigiri zushi with sea bream and tuna by themselves. They learned proper amount of rice and how to make nigiri. They ate the sushi they made so happily.

“Dreams and wills” of Nagasaki Children. Adults must show them a way.
Children Sushi Masters

Volunteer Activities

 

We are handing down sushi, a Japanese food culture to youngsters in Japan and foreigners.
Learning Techniques from a Sushi Master Soseikan High School (Isahaya)
Learning Techniques from a Sushi Master

Nagasaki Prefecture Sushi Guild and Nagasaki Prefectural Center for Business Related Life and Hygiene held this event together for youngsters to think about their choice of occupation.
I joined as a trustee of the Guild and instructed the students.
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The Sushi Seminar for Foreigners Living in Japan

Promoting friendship through Japanese food culture, this was held for sushi restaurants to build understanding about the menus and the service for foreigners.
Students and other people from China, Korea and so on were instructed how to make sushi. Also, the foreigners gave us request for restaurants in Japan.
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The Sushi Seminar for Foreigners Living in Japan