Kamaboko is a type of cured surimi.Some are made with fish such as eso (lizardfish) and guchi (white croaker) which are made into kamaboko.It is said that the name came from the comparison of the kamaboko to the tree leaves fluttering down, but the origin is unclear.Kamaboko is the ingredients of Japanese food.
refer to Kyoto Kamaboko Ibarakiya
kamaboko is diet food.The reason is because Kamaboko substitutes for the meat.This is the so called fake food.It is kamaboko in substitution for curry meat. It is kamaboko in substitution for a roasted pork fillet.
refer to Saint Louis letter
This type of kamaboko is the one that is molded in the form of ‘tai’ (sea bream) or ‘mizuhiki’ (ornamental strings) and so on.Saiku kamoboko in the Oyashiro region of Shimane Prefecture has a long tradition and is famous for the ‘hikidemono’ used for weddings.
refer to Iwanaga Kuni Store