sushi by shiyuen cheung

In Japanese cuisine, sushi is a food made of vinegared rice combined with various toppings or fillings, which are most commonly seafood and can also include meat, vegetables, mushrooms, or eggs. Sushi toppings may be raw, cooked, or marinated.Sushi as an English word has come to refer to the complete dish (rice together with toppings); this is the sense used in this article. The original term Japanese: 寿司 sushi (-zushi in some compounds such as makizushi) in the Japanese language refers to the rice, not the fish or other toppings.In the Western world, sushi is often misunderstood to mean only clumps of rice topped with raw fish, or to refer to other raw-seafood dishes, such as sashimi (sushi and sashimi are considered distinct in Japan).


There are various types of sushi. Sushi served rolled in nori (dried sheets of laver, a kind of pressed and dried alga) is called maki (rolls). Sushi made with toppings laid onto hand-formed clumps of rice is called nigiri; sushi made with toppings stuffed into a small pouch of fried tofu is called inari; and sushi made with toppings served scattered over a bowl of sushi rice is called chirashi-zushi, or scattered sushi.

Common ingredients in all the different kinds of sushi rice (oblique Japanese). Generated in a variety of options, filling ingredients, other condiments, as well as their way together. The same ingredients can be assembled in different ways, traditional and modern.

Nurtition about Sushi

Each sushi calorie calculations, including standardization of 30.5 kcal / 20 grams (0.7 ounces) of sushi rice a 'root' (parts) of sushi.
2 grip pieces of a category is usually in a service sushi bar, in addition to combination plate (Morikomi) menu. See the sample picture above sushi.
The weight of some of the fish (raw fish) is about 10 - 15 g / pieces of different types. A difficult thin cut fillet is the best texture than the other.

Sushi Rollsushi roll

How to make a sushi roll, the basic recipe for hoso-maki, futo-maki and California roll. How to toast a nori seaweed sheet to bring up its best flavor and crisp texture, that is an important process before rolling a maki-zushi. Illustrated step by step tutorial and nori seaweed calories and other nutrition data.

California Roll is usually composed of avocado, (imitation) crab meat, cucumber, fried sesame, no fish included, which is rolled up in seaweed, laver chip to the outside (uramaki / reverse roll method) is inversely proportional to the usual Japanese-style. This is said to be invented in Los Angeles, California in 1970 - 80 and re-imported to Japan. Avocado is the most nutritious fruits (187 kcal/100g - Guinness Book of Records) violate at least cucumber (16 kcal/100g) and fat-rich (18.7%), and rich in vitamins A, B, E and folic acid.

The heat of a California roll, medium thick, approximately 35 - 40 kcal (30 g/1.1 oz), this may be a good heat index calculation.

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