The Art of Sushi
Sushi is one of the most popular traditional foods in Japan. The main ingredient is cold rice seasoned with vinegar (vinegar rice for short).
Sushi can be served as a snack or as a meal, with a wide variety of colors. Ingredients can be raw or cooked; Or marinated. Depending on the different ingredients, different sushi prices, grade gap is very big. Sushi is also popular outside Japan, and there are countless sushi restaurants around the world. But foreigners sometimes confuse ‘sushi’ with ‘sashimi.
Japanese people often say, “where the fish have sushi”, this kind of food is said to be from the subtropical regions, people found that if the cooked rice into the clean in the bore of the fish, buried in the place, can be long-term preservation, and food due to fermentation to produce a slightly sour taste, this is the prototype of the sushi. Now sushi in Japan is mainly made and sold by specialized sushi restaurants. The chef in the shop, dressed in white work clothes, will be according to the customer’s requirements, the skin of the fresh fish cut into slices and other good materials code in the same width of the rice block, because of the different kinds of fish and shrimp raw meat color, sushi is also colorful, very good-looking.
This is the reason why Japanese food has gradually become popular all over the world and enjoyed by more and more people. Sushi, in particular, is the ultimate expression of this gastronomic philosophy of simplicity. The way to eat sushi, however, is not simple.