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what is sushi

Updated on December 28, 2009


In Japanese culture, Sushi is a vinegar rice,

which comes with small portions of other ingredients mostly including fish & vegetables.

It was devised in the 17th century as a way to eat healthy, regularly, and easily.
It can be considered the McDonald's Fast food of the east. Only because it is meant to be a fast food, which allows you to eat while travelling, which is where its background roots started.



Nigirisushi is one of the classical methods of sushi style recipies.

It combines thin slices of various types of seasoned fish with wasabi seasoning and wrapped around or layered on a rice ball paste. 

The Slice of fish on the top of the Nigirisushi is called the neta and the type of fish used includes tuna, eel, shad, haddock, snapper fish, octopus, shrimp, & prawn.

The neta can be served raw, or grilled or also batter fried.


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