Creamy, plump, rich in briny umami and with a gentle sweetness, uni (sea urchin) from Hokkaido is an absolute delicacy. Uni comes in several varieties and is harvested nationwide across Japan, but those from Hokkaido are particularly venerated and highly prized. What makes them so special? Here we decipher the secrets behind the exceptional quality of uni from the northern island of Japan.
Murasaki Uni Purple Sea Urchin, perhaps is the most common Uni found Japan with its main season is just like Bafun Uni during the Summer/early Fall. How does it taste like compared to other Uni? Murasaki Uni is mustard yellow in color and has a clean, mildly sweet taste.