History of Sushi Essay

2238 Words Jul 11th, 2008 9 Pages
Executive Summary:
This report will cover about the sushi history, the practices in the past and also in the modern world as well as the ingredients and types of sushi. First of all, I will explain briefly about Japan and its culture, later on I will move on to sushi. Sushi has several types in general which are Sashimi, Nigiri Sushi, Hosomaki, Futomaki, Uromaki, Temaki, and Chirasy. Each type has a special composition and taste. There are various ingredients in Sushi as well but most of the ingredients is come from sea such as fish, shrimp, crab etc. Sushi is an art because it combines cuisine and appealing design together. The first idea of sushi were originated from China but was developed rapidly in Japan. In addition I think sushi
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A typical futomaki is three or four centimeters (1.5 in) diameter. They are often made with two or three fillings that are chosen for their complementary tastes and colors. During the Setsubun festival(the festival to celebrate the day before the beginning of each season), it is traditional in Kansai to eat uncut futomaki in its cylindrical form.
5. Uromaki
A medium-sized cylindrical piece, with two or more fillings. Uramaki differs from other maki because the rice is on the outside and the nori inside. The filling is in the center surrounded by nori, then a layer of rice, and an outer coating of some other ingredients such as roe or toasted sesame seeds. It can be made with different fillings such as tuna, crab meat, avocado, mayonnaise, cucumber, carrots. It can be made with different toppings such as tuna, crab, meat, avocado, mayonnaise, cucumber and carrot. This type is typically as an invention to suit american taste, and is not commonly seen in Japan. Uromaki divided by many types such dynamite roll. Caterpillar roll, rainbow roll etc. Each type represent different features and taste but basically have the similar concept one to another.
6. Temaki
A large cone-shaped piece of nori on the outside and the ingredients spilling out the wide end. A typical temaki is about ten centimeters (4 in) long, and is eaten with fingers because it is too awkward to pick it up with chopsticks. For optimal taste and texture, Temaki

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