Unfortunately, that is not delicious mozzarella cheese smothering those beans. They've been fermented to produce a coating that bears an uncanny resemblance to saliva. The beans are usually accompanied with soy sauce, karashi mustard, Japanese bunching onion (!) and an incredibly potent odour. Apparently, it makes for a delicious breakfastfoods in Japan. We are not convinced.
Meaning 'white children' and resembling a teeny tiny fleshy white brain, Shirako is in actual fact the sperm sacs of male cod fish. Yes, you read that correctly: fish jizz. If you can get past these two things, then it's reportedly a buttery, creamy delicious accompaniment - best served cold, like revenge. Or, you could heat it to the consistency of custard, and ruin that childhood comfort food forever.
Make your night at a Japanese bar actually one you'll remember with these delicious sticks of chicken cartilage. Crunchy chicken bone is packed with collagen and other nutrients which makes it very healthy, if it wasn't for the fact it is generally deep fried and and served with beer.