Our Dorasti Premium Grade Sea Urchin is caught fresh daily from the coast of Santa Barbara, large in size and sweeter in taste, thereby giving your palate an exceptional taste in flavor and experience! We encourage our uni lovers to add some of our caviar on top, for a fantastic duo combination or simply try our gourmet caviar, uni, pasta recipe. Don't be surprised if the taste of this uni is similar to that amazing experience you once had at a Michelin Star restaurant!
Packaging: Please note the Uni can move in its trey during transit and be slighted shifted at arrival. Additionally, due to COVID19 and the recent spike in mishandling and damages caused by express couriers on some orders, we have decided to use plastic mailer kits to ship out the Urchins (Unis). The product is the same as always, delicious, and premium in quality. However, for the time being, and to maintain the integrity and freshness of the product, we will not be shipping Uni orders in their wooden boxes as seen in the photo.
Availability, Shipping, and Delivery Instructions: Sea Urchins are caught fresh daily by divers, and that is the best way to enjoy this delicious delicacy. Due to the unpredictability of weather conditions, Sea Urchin supplies vary from week to week. Once we receive your order, we will ship out immediately for next day delivery. However, in an event, quantities are limited or non-existent. If we are unable to fulfill your order within five business days, we will notify you of a refund and order cancelation. Enjoy Free Express Shipping on this item between Monday-Thursday. Orders received between Friday-Sunday, or during national holidays will be shipped the following business day. If you need your shipment for delivery on a specific day, please indicate at the note section of the checkout, and we will ship your product accordingly. You may also email us with your order number, and we will make noted your account!
Shelf Life & Care: Sea Urchins (Unis) shipped to our clients are as fresh as possible. Therefore upon receiving your sea urchin, it is highly recommended to enjoy the Uni the same day but no more than three days upon shipment delivery date. It is essential to store the Urchin in the coldest part of the fridge, unopened in its container and away from dairy products. Recommended temperature to preserve the quality of the urchin is between 33F-35F.
Specie Name & Grade: From the coast of California, this type of Sea Urchin (Uni in Japanese) is commonly referred to as the Red Sea Urchin (scientific name: Mesocentrotus franciscanus). Sea urchins are from the echinoderms family of marine animals. There are currently about 18 different types of edible Sea Urchins throughout the world. The Red Sea Urchin from the coast of southern California is widely known for its "sweet" after taste due to the kelp (large brown algae seaweeds) it consumes for its nutrition.
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