Chikuwa. Browned fish cake with a hole running through its length.
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Pureed and steamed fish cake shaped into a tube form.
chikuwa.. tube shaped, hollow fish cake.
chirashi-zushi.. assorted raw fish on a bed of vinegared rice.
It's used in numerous Japanese preparations including soups, noodles and simmered dishes. Chikuwa is kamaboko shaped into rolls formed around bamboo stick. Ita-kamaboko is shaped into squares or rectangles on wood planks that are usually made of cypress. See also surimi.
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Queso menonita. Cheese which is white and creamy; was created by Mennonites in Mexico, and they still produce the finest version, queso menonita; has a slightly spongy texture and a buttery flavor; melts easily; Muenster or a mild white Cheddar can be substituted. Chikuwa ...
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