Stuff Every Sushi Lover Should Know
A pocket guide with everything you need to know to enjoy sushi at a restaurant or at home.
Sushi is one of the most popular foods in the world. But sushi lovers know there’s more to learn beyond the spicy tuna, salmon avocado, and California maki roll lunch special at your local restaurant. This staple of the Japanese diet has been perfected by sushi chefs for hundreds of years. Each component—from the fish and the rice to the nori, vegetables, wasabi, and soy sauce—works in perfect harmony to create a single bite of pure pleasure. But sushi can also be intimidating. Where does the fish come from? Are there seasons for sushi fish? What does omakase mean? And how do you make sushi at home? Within the pages of this pocket-sized guide, you’ll find information, how-tos, and trivia for sushi lovers at all levels. Experts and newbies alike will learn:
Types of Sushi Fish and Their Origins
The Importance of Sushi Rice
10 Ways to Expand Your Palate
How to Slice Fish
About the Author
Brett Cohen has a son, a daughter, and an aggressive college-savings plan. He lives with his wife and children in Pennsylvania.