What parts of tuna are suitable for Sashimi?
Tuna Pastel Drawing by Chef Kaz Matsune (Originally posted on Quora.com) Let's start with Yellowfin and Bigeye. What's marked in green is suitable for Sashimi. Tuna uses its tail to swim, so the tail meat is the leanest, containing the least amount of fat, therefore tastes less flavorful compared to the belly. Here is a side view of Yellowfin tuna. In the bottom right part, you see white tendon, which is too tough to chew. Because Yellowfin does not grow big enough to store f