Fresh Hokkaido Bafun Uni - Pacific Wild Pick
Fresh Hokkaido Bafun Uni - Pacific Wild Pick
Fresh Hokkaido Bafun Uni - Pacific Wild Pick

Fresh Hokkaido Bafun Uni

Regular price
Sale price
Regular price
Not in stock
Unit price

Bara Bafun Uni from Hokkaido.

250G Tray. 

Weekly Pre-orders.

The word "Bara" in Japanese means "big" or "large," so "Bara Bafun Uni" roughly translates to "large Bafun Uni." This term is often used to describe the size and quality of the sea urchin roe.. The size and quality of the roe are important factors in determining the overall value of the sea urchin in daily auctions in Japan. 

Bara trays have a more ornate, intricate appearance, with tongues crossing over one another to create a striking visual that also hides any minor aesthetic flaws on any of the individual tongues. 
On these trays, high-quality uni with minor flaws will normally be served.
Bara trays have a more ornate, intricate appearance, with tongues crossing over one another to create a striking visual that may mask any minor aesthetic flaws on any of the individual tongues. 


What Does Bafun Uni taste like?

Bafun Uni, also known as "Bafun sea urchin," is a type of sea urchin commonly found in the waters off the coast of Hokkaido, Japan. Its taste is considered complex because it is a blend of different flavors and textures.

Bafun Uni is known for its sweet and delicate flavor, with a creamy and slightly nutty taste. Some describe it as having a delicate ocean flavor with a slightly metallic taste. The texture of Bafun Uni is also considered a defining characteristic, with a smooth and creamy texture that melts in your mouth.

In addition to its unique flavor and texture, Bafun Uni is also prized for its richness in umami, a Japanese term used to describe a fifth taste that is savory and satisfying. Umami is a combination of several taste sensations, including saltiness, sweetness, and bitterness.

Overall, Bafun Uni is considered a delicacy in Japanese cuisine and is highly sought after for its complex and unique flavor profile. It is often served raw in sushi dishes and is also used in other dishes such as sea urchin risotto or as a topping for crackers.

**Please note: Due to high order volume, and very limited quantity per harvest PLEASE WAIT TO BE NOTIFIED ABOUT YOUR ORDER STATUS. It may take several weeks f
or us to fulfill your order.

Thank you for your patience and understanding! 

Have more questions? check out our Frequently Asked Questions page.