10 Things to Know if You're a Sushi Beginner ...


I’m still considerably new to sushi. Because of a shellfish allergy, I gave up eating regular fish for nearly a decade. A couple years ago (thanks to the boyfriend) I slowly started coming out of my anxiety shell – and being more experimental with food. Now, I am totally addicted to it.

1. It’s Japanese

In Japanese cuisine, sushi, defined, is rice – typically with raw fish – wrapped in seaweed. The use of vinegar and sugar in the sticky grain help to mold the rolls that most of us are accustomed to seeing or eating. That said, sushi does not have to be rolled or include just raw fish.

And That’s Seaweed
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