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What is the most difficult dish a chef can produce?

It depends on his or her skill level. I’m a chef, but can I make a Turducken?

No.

Even for the keenest of chefs, Fugu would be fairly high up on the list of difficult dishes to produce.

Fugu (as explained by The Simpsons) is a Japanese delicacy otherwise known as Blowfish. It’s so poisonous that the smallest mistake in its preparation could be fatal. The intestines, ovaries and liver of fugu (or blowfish) contain a poison called tetrodotoxin, which is 1,200 times deadlier than cyanide. The toxin is so potent that a lethal dose is smaller than the head of a pin, and a single fish has enough poison to kill 30 people.

There can’t be that many chefs who would be so inclined to kill off their clientele that easily. Obviously, as this is Human Nature, Fugu is a much sought after delicacy.
Since 1958 a Fugu chef has needed a license, which involves a two to three year apprenticeship and the preparation of hundreds of fish. This doesn’t come cheap.

But then look at what you get:

This is Fugu sashimi. Even the presentation looks difficult to master properly.


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Have you ever eaten Fugu sashimi? Would you dare to do it?

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
51 Comments
Peter Annand
I had Fugu in Tokyo in 1985. The photo presentation is exactly as I remember. Also when you put a piece in your mouth and chew it your tongue noticeably tingles. Obviously it was well prepared as I’m 80 and still around to talk about it. There are several specialty Sushi/Sashimi restaurants that serve this dish. It is a very expensive!
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Dec 27, 2018 6:27PM
 Margaret White
Stunning presentation. I think I'd just look, however.
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Sep 2, 2021 7:53AM
Linda Spreng
I would NOT eat Fugu sashimi, nor do I ever intend to. I don't trust anybody to prepare it properly and I have no death wish.
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Sep 18, 2019 11:42AM
chiliman
pass the bread
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Jul 16, 2019 5:39PM
Janet Poor
No way do I eat raw fish or meat of any kind!!! YUK!!!
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May 24, 2019 9:53PM
Dinorah Lozano
No soy tan atrevida!
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Apr 21, 2019 12:03AM
Frank Champagne
If I was inclined to risk my life I’d probably demand more variety of flavors and textures.
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Apr 10, 2019 10:52PM
Lynda Daley
No I wouldn't eat it.
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Mar 27, 2019 8:17PM
dlh
dlh
Interesting 😳
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Mar 15, 2019 4:32PM
bertmsmith
Phd, sorry only have a ged
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Mar 15, 2019 9:49AM
Denis Larsen
Is this the same species of blowfish found off the New Jersey, USA, coast?Blowfish used to be sold in regular fish markets with no warning signs. They were also dried and made into lamps and other such decorations.
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Mar 8, 2019 6:27PM
Sean Philips
It’s delicious!
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Mar 8, 2019 6:25PM
greene
No need to try blowfish i Love Living
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Feb 26, 2019 6:45PM
Larry England
Possum pot pie.
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Feb 11, 2019 10:30AM
Louis Nardone
I will have a bit of it when I will feel suicidal
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Feb 5, 2019 5:08PM
Lynne Cage
Very interesting I like my Blue Grenadier & chips 🍟🐟
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Jan 27, 2019 11:06PM

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