Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Sushi (鮨, 鮓,or すし, 寿司 )


Sushi is one of the most popular Japanese foods. It is a complete dish with raw fish and rice as the primary ingredients. The distinctive quality of Japanese rice sticky when it is cooked makes it appropriate for sushi. Japanese sushi is said to be "vinegar rice" in most Japanese cuisine because the rice used in sushi are seasoned with sugar and vinegar.

This traditional Japanese dish often topped with other ingredients including fish, various meats, and vegetables is usually dipped in condiments like soy sauce, wasabi and pickled ginger before eating and it is eaten with chopsticks or by hand.

Sushi is Japanese food consisting of rice with side dishes formed (neta) of seafood, meat, vegetables, raw or cooked. Sushi rice has a soft taste sour because of rice seasoned with vinegar, salt, and sugar.