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
What is the difference between sushi and sashimi?
Both sushi and sashimi include raw fish in its preparation. However, sashimi consists of thinly sliced fish that is served without rice. Some sushi dishes don’t include fish at all, while others include seafood that… Continue Reading
What is Sushi?
Sushi is a traditional Japanese delicacy consisting primarily of cooked rice. It can also include ingredients such as raw fish and various other types of seafood like octopus. The rice, which is prepared with special… Continue Reading
Is Sushi Healthy?
Sushi can be healthy. Its ingredients of fish, rice and vegetables are all known to provide major health benefits. For example, fish contains fatty acids like Omega 3 which can protect against conditions like heart… Continue Reading
What is sushi wrapped with?
Sushi can be wrapped with a variety of ingredients such as rice, tofu, vegetables and seaweed. Less common wrappings include soy and rice paper. In addition, the dishes Inarizushi and Gunkanmaki utilise Nori (seaweed) while… Continue Reading
How long does it take to make sushi?
Despite the seemingly elaborate nature of sushi preparation, it doesn’t actually take that long to make. Much depends on how you want to present it. Measuring and preparing the rice usually takes around 20 minutes… Continue Reading
Know your sushi
Here at You Me Sushi we’re passionate about Japanese cuisine, and we know that you are too. But, we also know that it can be a slightly difficult concept for the uninitiated – with so many different styles and mouthful-sized morsels it ca…… Continue Reading
Sushi an art not a science
Sushi might be the careful combination of ingredients to create truly mouth-watering morsels, but there’s far more to it than that. Yes, there’s some form of science to it, but at its core it’s all about art – it’s metic…… Continue Reading