Although sushi made its way to western shores in the 1960’s, many people are still perplexed by the Japanese cuisine. Sushi is as easy to come by as an order of greasy french fries, but even after 50 years, many people still hold some misconceptions about this dish, including whether to use sauces and pastes.…

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Every dish has an origin and oftentimes the stories are fascinating and even deep-rooted. Not everyone will know the story behind sushi or the subtle mysteries about the dish that keeps people guessing. Some of these mysteries are no cause for concern, but others may be intriguing or even surprising. Whatever they are, the hope…

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There’s nothing worse than eating a batch of bad sushi. If you’ve ever been unfortunate enough to experience the repercussions of this, you know exactly what we’re talking about.    Fresh ingredients should be your number one priority when selecting a sushi joint. Figuring out how to tell if your sushi is fresh can be…

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Sushi is full of healthy benefits. Whether it be Nigiri (a mound or a ball) or Norimaki (wrapped in seaweed), sushi can provide you with the nutrients and minerals that you need to improve your overall health.   Easier Vegetable Intake Sushi servings make it easier for you to meet your vegetable quota for the…

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When it comes to variety, flavor, and accommodating allergies, no food is quite as versatile or as healthy as sushi. However, if you’ve never tried it before, sushi might seem a little confusing and intimidating. How do you hold it? Is the fish always raw? What are the best rolls for beginners? If you’re curious…

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There is an art to creating truly exceptional sushi, but you may not have thought about what it takes to make that sushi happen. In this article, we’ll discuss four practices that the best sushi chefs do to ensure you have the best sushi experience possible.   1. They Use the Freshest Ingredients The FDA…

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Have you ever wondered why sushi prepared by a skilled sushi chef just tastes so much better than anything you could create at home? Homemade sushi might be a fun project, but it doesn’t hold a candle to the real thing. Sushi chefs have to learn far more than what a crash course on Pinterest…

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With miles of ocean fronts and coastal highways, it’s no wonder California is known as the Golden State. This state is the perfect setting for sun, fun and sushi burritos. Yes, sushi burritos. Reportedly created in California several years ago, sushi burritos are the latest culinary craze today and they’re celebrated at a local sushi…

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Wasabi

Wasabi is a staple ingredient in sashimi and sushi dishes. It is a seasoning of choice in many Japanese sauces and dressings, much like soy sauce and pickled ginger. Chances are that the first time you came across wasabi, you were very generous with it and learned your lesson too late–with a few tears shed…

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