Grilled Sea Bream
How to cut open fish? There are two styles.
This sea bream is cut and opened without cutting the skin of abdomen. This style is called “Se-Biraki”, written “背開き” in Kanji literally “back open”. If abdomen open and without cutting the skin of back, it is called “Hara-Biraki”, written “腹開き” literally “abdomen open”.
The shape of roundness looks like a family crest. But the fish was hardly used as the motif of family crest except the carp.
is a sea bream. 鯛（たい） literally “far and wide fish” *周く（あまねく）