鳴門巻き

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A slice of narutomaki served on miso ramen.

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 鳴門 (naruto, a noisy strait or narrows where the rushing of the tides causes noisy whirlpools) +‎ 巻き (maki, spiral), for the way the spiral pattern in the kamaboko resembles a whirlpool.

Noun[edit]

鳴門巻き (hiragana なるとまき, romaji narutomaki)

  1. A type of 蒲鉾 (kamaboko) that is white on the outside with a pink spiral pattern on the inside. Prepared in loaves or rolls, then sliced and added to dishes as a garnish.

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