The perfect gift for the sushi lover in your life, this pocket guide includes a brief history of sushi, how to distinguish between different types of sushi, the flavor profiles and seasonality of sushi fish, the importance of non-fish elements, how to order at a restaurant, how to prepare sushi at home, and more. 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 favorite restaurant. Sushi is a staple of the Japanese diet and has been perfected by sushi chefs for hundreds of years. Each component, from the fish to the rice to the nori, vegetables, wasabi, and soy sauce, work in perfect harmony to create a single bite of pure pleasure. But sushi is also intimidating, especially in Western cultures. Where do the fish come from? Are there seasons for sushi fish? How can one branch out at a sushi restaurant? What does omakase mean? And how does one 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 Sushi Etiquette 10 Ways to Expand Your Palate How to Slice Fish And more! Handy, pocket-sized package is perfect for gifiting or self-purchase Affordable price point Next installment in the hit STUFF series 2/c interior

Specs

  • 144 pages
  • 3.5 x 5.75 inches
  • 2 colors
  • hardcover

Rights available for...

  • French
  • Dutch