Wednesday, December 22, 2010


japanese foods - Sushi

Sushi (鮨, 鲊, or usually すし, 寿司) is a Japanese food consisting of rice a is formed with side dishes (neta) such as seafood, meat, raw or cooked vegetables. [1] The sushi The rice has a soft taste sour because of flavored mixture of rice vinegar, salt, and sugar.

The origins of the word sushi is the adjective for the sour taste a sushi written in kanji (酸し?). At first, sushi written in kanji 鲊 is the term for one type of fish preservation is called gyoshō (鱼 醤) a smear the fish with salt, yeast powder (麹, koji?) or the dregs of sake (, kasu). Writing kanji 寿司 sushi use that began in the mid-Edo period is a way of writing ateji (written with other kanji a reads a same).