Shiraita Battera Kombu
Battera Kombu (Osaka Prefecture)
Battera are type of pressed sushi made with mackerel originally from Osaka. It’s made by stacking vinegar-pickled mackerel with finely sliced layers of mackerel and kombu; these layers are so thin that they can be practically seen through. The name ‘battera’ comes from the Portuguese word ‘bateira’, which means small boat. The addition of Kombu is unique to the regional Osaka cuisine. The packages you see here contains the “kombu” that are used for making Battera. Each package contains 100 paper thin Kombu.