27 Feb '15, 2am

@ThePetiteWriter Which is your favorite one? I like "Aji" and " Iwashi". They were named generally " Hikari Mono

It’s amazing when you consider the price difference between the Aji which comes from Japan and a local fish which is very similar, the Kembong. The Aji can cost $80 per kg while our Selar is so cheap that a $2 packet of nasi lemak can have one fish. It all boils down to how the Japanese handle their fish. If you look closely at the photo, you will notice a little nick just behind the eyes of the fish. This give you a clue as to how the fish was killed. When I visit fishing villages in Malaysia, I often see piles of fish on decks of fishing boats which have been left to die of suffocation. Then they are off loaded onto the market floor with a bit of ice to be sold. They are great deep fried or to be made into curry, but you can’t eat them for sashimi. The Japanese treat their fish very differently. They will try to kill the fish in a way that they are not stressed. Often th...

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