“Tai no Saka-Mushi” simmered Sea Bream in Dashi broth and Sake
“Tai ”fish is an association of a name with words related to good fortune.
Japanese like fish, specially love “Tai(sea bream) / Madai (Pagrus major, red seabream)” because Tai is an auspic fish in Japan.
・Tai no Saka-Mushi
is a dish name of simmered sea bream in Kobu-Dashi and Sake. 鯛の酒蒸し（たいのさかむし） literally “sea bream steamed in sake”
is a sea bream. 鯛（たい） literally “far and wide fish” *周く（あまねく）
is a red sea bream (Pagrus major) 真鯛（まだい） literally “genuine tai”
・Kobu-Dashi / Konbu-Dashi
is a konbu based dashi broth. 昆布出汁（こぶだし/こんぶだし） “Konbu dashi”
is a sea vegetable (edible seaweed), Sea-farmers have grown wakame in Japan from the Nara period. 若布（わかめ） “young cloth”