What is sushi?
Sushi is a popular delicious Japanese dish. In its most basic form, it consists of cooked rice mixed with vinegar (also known as Shari) combined with other ingredients such as fish, seafood, seaweed, vegetables, etc.
Even though this popular food has its roots in the Southeast Asia of hundreds of years ago, sushi is still evolving in many parts of the world today. Whether you are looking for a healthy alternative, enjoy Asian cuisine or just like to experience different styles of food, sushi has proven to be the answer for many people worldwide. With its low fat, healthy character and delicious taste sushi really is the food of the future – even though it’s been around for more than a thousand years!
There are several types of sushi where you can choose from. The types change according to preparation, presentation, and the type of ingredients you put in it.
Types of sushi:
MAKI is the most common type of sushi, which is suits anyone. Ingredients are covered in sushi rice all nicely rolled in nori – tasteful seaweed.
NIGIRI is currently one of the most popular types of sushi. It is a dollop of rice covered with an ingredient of your choice.
SASHIMI are delicious slices of raw meat. If you consider yourself to be true Asian food gourmet, we recommend you try sashimi.
URAMAKI is actually maki „the other way around“. The core ingredients are rolled in nori and then in sushi rice.
FUTOMAKI is an extra large maki with several ingredients.
BENTO BOX represents traditional Japanese dining consisting of several types of small food portions.
NOODLES - rice noodles.
SOBA - thin dark noodles made from buckwheat flour.
UDON - the pillar of Japanese cuisine, traditional udon noodles made from wheat flour
sake: with salmon
maguro: with tuna
managatsua: with butterfish
ebi: with prawn
saba: with mackerel
unagi: with grilled eel
tamago: with Japanese omelette
abokado: with avocado
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