Narutomaki (Kamaboko)_This is how you make Narutomaki_Where Does Naruto name come from?_Naruto is name after the Japan food Narutomaki? Naruto is a Japanese Fish Cake with a Pink Spiral commonly used to decorate ramen. For those of you who don't know, those swirly flakes in your ramen soup are called Narutomaki - a form of Kamaboko called narutomaki because it is reminiscent of the whirlpools in the naruto sea.
MAMEZUSHI aka MAIKOZUSHI ~~~ mamezushi means small sushi bean and are named such due to the small and spherical shape (approx half-sized bites). sometimes they are called maikozushi to reflect the the district's many maiko residents (apprentice geisha). the above image's presentation is shared with us courtesy of, "restaurant mametora" in kyoto, japan. [rocketnews24] [Japan, Kyoto Modern] [plating inspiration, image only]