Stuff Every Sushi Lover Should Know

Stuff Every Sushi Lover Should Know

by Marc Luber, Brett Cohen


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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 fans of this Japanese cuisine know there’s more to learn beyond the maki roll lunch special at your favorite restaurant. Within the pages of this pocket-sized guide, you’ll find information, how-tos, and trivia for sushi lovers of all levels. Experts and newbies alike will learn

• Types of Sushi Fish and Their Origins
• How to Cook Rice Like a Sushi Chef
• Sushi Etiquette
• How to Select and Store Sushi-Grade Fish
• How to Expand Your Sushi Palate

Plus a glossary of essential sushi terms; tips for pairing sake, beer, and wine with sushi; step-by- step instructions for making sushi at home and hosting a sushi party; and more!

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Featured in BuzzFeed's 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

“A handy pocket-sized guide to the wonders of sushi.”—

“Y'all are going to love this pocket sized treasure trove of information."—Reviews by Rachel

“A very nice primer on the subject of sushi.”—The Green Man Review

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781683691587
Publisher: Quirk Publishing
Publication date: 12/03/2019
Series: Stuff You Should Know Series , #27
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 405,034
Product dimensions: 3.40(w) x 5.80(h) x 0.70(d)

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What Is Sushi?
A Brief History of Sushi
Terms Every Sushi Lover Should Know
Types of Sushi
Types of Sushi Fish and Their Origins
A Word About Tuna
The Importance of Sushi Rice
Nori, Soy Sauce, Wasabi, Ginger, and More
How to Use Chopsticks

Sushi Etiquette
The Omakase Experience
Popular à la Carte Items
Expanding Your Palate
How to Pair Sake, Beer, and Wine with Sushi
Famous Sushi Chefs around the World

Equipment for Making Your Own Sushi
Building Your Sushi Shopping List
How to Select and Store Sushi-Grade Fish
How to Cook Rice Like a Sushi Chef
How to Slice Fish
How to Roll Maki
How to Shape Nigiri
How to Build a Chirashi Bowl
How to Throw a Sushi Party

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