Thinly sliced raw, or lightly cooked bonito, tuna or beef
straw matting, in a standard size, used as a floor covering in Japanese houses
Two methods of preparing fish or meat in Japanese cuisine are called tataki or tosa-mi. In Japanese, tataki (たたき) means or .
‘pounded’; ‘hit into pieces’;
A tatami (畳) is a type of mat used as a flooring material in traditional Japanese-style rooms. Tatamis are made in standard sizes, twice as long as wide, about 0.9 m by 1.8 m depending on the region.