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The history and origins of sushi

Traditional sushi, which is known as nare-suzhi, originated from South East Asia in the 4th century. The term ‘sushi’ which means ‘sour tasting’, refers to the method of keeping gutted fish packed in rice for… Continue Reading

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Should you eat sushi with chop sticks?

Sushi can be eaten with either chopsticks or fingers. Many choose to use their fingers because chopsticks can often damage sushi that has been delicately prepared. However, others prefer to use chopsticks to prevent the… Continue Reading

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Do chefs need a license to prepare sushi?

The only sushi dish that requires a license to prepare is Fugu. Made from the potentially lethal tropical fish, Takafugu, Fugu contains poisonous neurotoxins which must be removed carefully before being served. Chefs only obtain… Continue Reading

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Does all sushi contain raw fish?

Although a popular ingredient, not all sushi contains raw fish. Sushi dishes are generally considered to be anything consisting of cooked vinegared rice. People often get sushi mixed up with sashimi which predominantly features raw… Continue Reading