Sushi is a Japanese cuisine which has evolved throughout time and has become one of the most popular foods in the world for its taste and health benefits.
Sushi for Beginners
History of Sushi
Interestingly ,sushi has it’s deep roots originating in Southeast Asia. It would be another 1800 years until the commonly known sushi, or Edostyle sushi is created. Sushi is still evolving at the present.
Edomae Sushi is one of the pride cuisines of the Edo period of Japan and is the sushi known around the world today. Did you know that the commonly known sushi today isonlya type of many other sushi ?
Other than the Edomae sushi, There are the famous Osaka style sushi, the Kyoto sushi, sasa sushi of the northern regions of Japan and many more.
Sushi ingredients are divided into 4 categories. The main ingredient, sushi rice, condiments, and seasonings. They are all simply prepared, but extra care is taken to bring out the true flavors all the ingredients.
A general list of all the essential equipment needed to make sushi.
Styles of Edo Style Sushi
The basic style of the Edo Stylesushi. The word literally means grasped sushi.
Sushi Rolls (Makimono or Maki Sushi)
The more portable version of sushi which are rolled in a sheet of dried seaweed called nori.