Sushi Know-How

Chef Berry

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Sushi is defined as vinegared rice with a topping or filling. Contrary to popular belief, sushi does not mean raw fish. Sushi doesn’t even have to contain fish. There are vegetarian varieties of sushi, sushi with cooked fish, sushi with fish marinated until it is effectively cooked, sushi with fish roe, sushi with egg, etc.

Sushi’s origins

Sushi originated in Southeast asia as a method of preserving fish. Raw, cleaned fish would be pressed with layers of rice and salt. After months of fermenting, the layers would be preserved and ready to eat. Narezushi as it is known, has a distinct and strong flavor which does not resemble what we commonly refer to as sushi today.

In the 18th Century, Hanaya Yohei developed what we commonly refer to as sushi today. At the end of the Edo period in what is now known as Tokyo (then Edo), Yohei pressed fish…

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8 thoughts on “Sushi Know-How

  1. 1. The proper way to hold sushi is with chop sticks.
    2. The most popular sushi in the USA is nigiri sushi.
    3. Hidekazu Tojo invented the California Roll.
    4. A bluefin tuna was sold for $1.8.

  2. 1. the proper way to hold sushi is with a chop stick.
    2.the most popular sushi is the dragon role.
    3.The inventor was Hidekazu Tojo.
    4.It was sold for 1.79

  3. 1. The proper way to eat sushi is with your middle finger, index finger, and thumb, and dip it into soy sauce until it becomes significantly heavier.
    2. In the U.S., the California Roll is the most popular.
    3. Hidekazu Tojo is the inventor of the California Roll.
    4. The most expensive fish sold for sushi was the bluefin tuna for 1.8 million dollars in 2013.

  4. 1. The proper way to hold sushi is with chopsticks
    2.The most popular sushi in the USA nigiri roll
    3.The inventor of the California roll is hidekazu
    4. A blue tuna was sold for $1.8

  5. 1. The proper way to hold sushi is with chopsticks.
    2. The most popular sushi in he USA is the nigiri roll.
    3. The inventor of the California roll is hidekazu.
    4.A blue tuna sold for $1.8

  6. 1. The proper way to hold sushi is with chopsticks.
    2. The most popular sushi in he USA is the nigiri roll.
    3. The inventor of the California roll is hidekazu.
    4.A blue tuna sold for $1.8.

  7. 1. The correct way to hold sushi is using chopsticks.
    2. The most popular sushi in the U.S. is the nigiri roll.
    3. The inventor of the California roll is Hidekazu.
    4.A blue tuna sold for 1.8 million dollars.

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