Savour top quality torafugu, also known as Tiger Puffer Fish — in sashimi platters, hotpot and more
Photos: Guenpin Fugu
So incredibly poisonous that even a small mistake in its preparation can be fatal, fugu (pufferfish) is also a luxurious delicacy.
If you're curious enough to have a try, check out Guenpin Fugu.
Japan's largest fugu chain has opened its first overseas outlet in Singapore and its chef, Tomita, boasts over 30 years of fugu cuisine under his belt.
The restaurant prides itself on serving the highest grade of fugu — the Tiger Puffer Fish, or torafugu in Japanese.
Rich in protein and collagen, torafugu helps to retain skin elasticity.
Here are six dishes to try, if you're game enough.
2. Thin Sliced Puffer Fish Sashimi, $25
The traditional dish is typically presented in an arrangement also known as “Botan-mori”, which resembles a peony flower. Most people in Japan prefer eating fugu as sashimi, as it is chewier and milder in taste compared to other sashimi fish. You can enjoy it on its own or dip it in tangy ponzu sauce.