Stuff Every Sushi Lover Should Know

Stuff Every Sushi Lover Should Know

by Marc Luber, Brett Cohen

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Overview

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!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781683691594
Publisher: Quirk Publishing
Publication date: 12/03/2019
Series: Stuff You Should Know , #27
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 931,059
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Marc Luber has been enamored of all things sushi since he tried his first spicy scallop hand roll 20 years ago. He is the author of Stuff Every Cannabisseur Should Know and lives with his family outside of Philadelphia, PA.

Brett Cohen enjoys fresh tako sashimi, opts for the shrimp tempura roll, and prefers his sake chilled. He is also the author of Stuff Every Man Should Know, Stuff Every Dad Should Know and co-author of Recipes Every Man Should Know. He lives outside of Philadelphia, PA.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

SUSHI BASICS
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

AT THE SUSHI BAR
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

SUSHI AT HOME
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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