Uwajima Taimeshi


A unique meal of fishermen in Uwajima made with fresh row snapper

Uwajima Taimeshi

This unique dish in Nanyo called Taimeshi is made with marinated fresh row tai (snapper) and sauce on the top of hot rice, compared to the taimeshi in Chuyo and Touyo which is prepared by cooking rice and snapper together.
Taimeshi is also called “Kaizokumeshi (pirates’ food) or ryoushimeshi (fishermens’ food), and was originated by fishermen who ate shoyu-marinated snapper and rice on a bowl after having booze onboard. It is said that the Iyo Suigun (Marines) between the Period of Northern and Southern Dynasties often had this dish as well.

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