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What is sushi
Sushi is a typical Japanese cuisine.
Currently, there are many kinds of sushi.
Basic sushi is sushi rice seasoned with sushi vinegar.
In many cases, the addition of vegetables or seafood in sushi rice.
Sushi is a Japanese dish that is loved by the Japanese since ancient times. And now, many people around the world are fond of eating sushi.
Japanese Sushi Culture and History
Japanese sushi culture is very old.
Long time ago sushi began to be made for the purpose of save the fish. As we know, Japan is surrounded by sea.
There are many types of fish live in the adjacent waters of Japan. Therefore, the Japanese have been eating fish for a long time. Fresh fish is a healthy and tasty food.
However, there was no refrigerated technology in ancient Japan. Therefore, it was easy to rotten fish. It was important that the long-term preservation of fish.
So, the Japanese figured out many ways for long-term storage of fish. When many fish caught, the old Japanese people we saved dried and salted, smoked, mold, fermentation it.
Long time ago sushi is made from fermented salted fish. It was preserved food.
The Japanese have been eating most fish in the world than thousands of years. People were salted for long-term storage of raw fish. Coincidentally, that was fermented salted fish. It was delicious sour. People were eating this sour fish. It is before the rice or kanji character is transmitted from the continent.
Then, for the purpose of promote the fermentation, the people began to add the rice to sour fish. This sushi is called "nare sushi". First, the sushi was made for the purpose of long-term storage of fish.
However, the Japanese noticed the taste of sushi.
Japanese have always wished to eat sushi.
However, this sushi took a long time to complete.
People omit the work of sushi fermentation.
This type of sushi made with rice vinegar.
Its typical sushi is sushi and sushi press appearance.This sushi is completed in a relatively short period of time. Still, it takes about two days from that day.
200 years ago, it was fast food sushi. Sushi were sold in stalls.
Therefore, the sushi cook was necessary to shorten the cooking time.
For this reason, sushi chef was making sushi rice in advance.
After receiving the orders from customers,
sushi chef topped with a piece of fish on top of the rice balls.
This sushi was called early sushi.
Then, Many new types of sushi was created.
It is such as chirasi-sushi, hand-rolled sushi,inari sushi and sushi rolls.
Today, there is a sushi restaurant that has received a three-star rating from the Michelin Guide in Tokyo.