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The Definitive Guide to Sushi

THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO Sushi o Cylindrical piece formed with a bamboo mat known as a Makizushi The most primitive form of sushi, dating back to the 10th century makisu; generally wrapped in nori, but omelet, soy paper, cucumber, or shiso leaves may be used 巻き 寿司 Narezushi Fermented fish preserved "Rolled sushi" with raw rice and salt The most popular form of sushi roll in America Futomaki * "Thick, large, or fat rolls Large cylindrical piece with nori on the outside California Alaskan Boston British Columbia Raw salmon on the inside or layered on top Barbecued salmon, Cucumber, crab or imitation crab, avocado Poached shrimp or imitation crab, cucumber, and avocado cucumber, and sweet sauce Avocado, crabmeat Sesame seeds or tobiko Philadelphia Mango Avocado, crab meat, shrimp, mango slices, mango paste Dynamite New Mexico Prawn tempura or imitation crab, avocado, cucumber, Japanese mayo Tempura-fried green chile, shrimp, avocado, teriyaki Raw or smoked salmon, cream cheese, cucumber, avocado, or onion sauce Rainbow roll Spicy tuna Spider roll Fried Caesar Multiple types of fish (yellowtail, tuna, salmon, snapper, eel), avocado Raw tuna infused with spicy mayo, often seasoned with Ichimi togarashi (ground red chile powder) Fried soft-shell crab, cucumber, avocado, spicy Chicken, lettuce, tomato sauce mayo Avocado Kugavase Hitomi Shiso Snow crab, omelette, unagi Fried panko, feta, cucumber, Chinese cabbage, sour cream sauce, anchovies, capers, gherkins, mustard Avocado Fried salmon, cream cheese, basil sauce Chirashizushi Edomae ちらし 寿司 chirashizushi "Scattered sushi" (Edo-style scattered sushi) Rice in a bowl topped with a variety of raw fish and vegetables Uncooked ingredients served in an artful arrangement Sake-zushi Gomokuzushi (Kyushu-style sushi) (Kansai-style sushi) Uses rice wine instead of vinegar to prepare the rice Cooked or uncooked ingredients mixed into rice Shrimp, sea bream, octopus, bamboo shoots, shredded omelet, shiitake mushrooms Inarizushi Oshizushi 稲 荷 寿司 押し 寿司 Pouch of fried tofu filled "Pressed sushi" with rice, named after the Shinto god Inari (foxes are messengers of Inari, and the pouch resembles pointed fox ears) Block-shaped piece formed with a wooden mold called an oshibako Uramaki Temaki F "Inside-out roll" "Hand roll" Cylindrical piece with the rice on the outside Cone-shaped piece of nori with ingredients on the inside spilling and the nori on the inside out the wide end Gunkan Maki Kazarimaki 軍艦 巻 飾り 巻き 寿司 “Battleship roll" "Flower or decorative roll" Rice ball wrapped in nori shaped like a ship's funnel to hold loose toppings Sushi made with colored rice and decorative shapes Oblong mound of rice draped with various toppings. Nigirizushi "Hand-pressed sushi" Ika Maguro Tako Kazunoko Sake Hamachi Squid Lean tuna Octopus Herring roe Salmon Yellowtail Ebi Botan-ebi Amaebi Kuruma-ebi Shako Ise-ebi Shrimp Botan shrimp Raw shrimp Prawn Mantis shrimp Spiny lobster Aji Sayori Kohada Toro Katsuo Mekajiki Horse mackerel Halfbeak Gizzard shad Fatty tuna Skipjack tuna Swordfish Inari Hirame Tai Torigai Awabi Unagi Fried tofu Flounder Sea bream Cockle Abalone Eel COMMON TOPPINGS AND INGREDIENTS: Sushi-meshi Kinshi tamago Tsukudani Short-grained rice prepared with rice vinegar, sugar, salt, and sometimes kombu or sake Shredded garnish made with paper-thin cooked egg Small seafood, meat, or seaweed simmered in soy sauce and mirin Nori Wasabi Gari Black seaweed wrappers. Originally, algae was scraped from docks and pressed into thin, edible sheets. Paste made from the grated stem of the Wasabia japonica plant. An Sweet, pickled ginger used to cleanse the palate and aid digestion imitation wasabi made from horseradish is often used outside of Japan. SOURCE: HOW to CANK.RECIDES •

The Definitive Guide to Sushi

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Sushi is believed to have originated from the ancient Chinese practice of preserving fish with fermented rice. As rice ferments, lactic acid bacilli forms, and this acid and the salt combine to help s...


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