Narutomaki (鳴門巻き/なると巻き) or naruto (ナルト/なると) is a type of kamaboko, or cured fish surimi produced in Japan. Each slice of naruto has a pink or red spiral pattern, which is meant to resemble the Naruto whirlpools in the Naruto Strait between Awaji Island and Shikoku in Japan. The word is also used as a slang term for the at sign "@".
- Notably, the titular character Naruto Uzumaki from Naruto is named after naruto. In-universe, his name is taken from a courageous novel character named Naruto Musasabi, who, in turn, is named after naruto.
- Narutomaki was a basket ingredient on the "Fat Chance" episode of the Food Network series “Chopped”.
- Jacobs, Frank (July 25, 2014). "Digital Monkeys and Virtual Ducks: What to Call the @". Strange Maps #669 at bigthink.com. Retrieved July 30, 2014.
- Narutomaki Archived 2018-10-10 at the Wayback Machine at the official website of Yaizu City (in Japanese)
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to narutomaki.|
- Naruto as a topping on soba (Shin-Yokohama Ramen Museum) (in Japanese)
- Knowledge on naruto (Naruto Kitamura Ltd.) (in Japanese)
|This Japanese cuisine–related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|