Komochi shishamo. Shishamo smelts with their kids. The body is full of roes.
柳葉魚shishamo means literally “willow leaf fish”. That’s when they hang them for drying after salting that the image takes its sense. An Ainu legend says a man was complaining near the river that his daughter was suffering from hunger, and the water’s Gods heard him. They grabbed the branch of a willow, so a few leaves fell into the water and transformed themselves in fish.
I simply grilled them.
Konnyaku sashimi, with sweet chili sauce and sesame. Goya around.
Myoga. Other sides are mesclun salad and grated daikon radish.