Tuna gohu


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Fire Islands: Recipes from Indonesia

Fire Islands

By Eleanor Ford

Published 2019

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Island nations the world over have found wonderful ways with raw seafood. This dish comes from Ternate in North Maluku and is often referred to as Ternate sashimi as a nod to the Japanese style of preparing fish. Given that it is slightly ‘cooked’ with a bath of acid lime, it is actually closer to Hawaiian poke, Peruvian cerviche or Filipino kinilaw. All use a base of raw fish and onions marinated in citrus or vinegar. Hawaiians add roasted candlenuts, soy sauce and spring onions (scallions