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What is sushi

The traditional form of sushi is fermented with fish and rice, preserved with salt in a process that has been traced to Southeast Asia, where it remains popular today and with its different types making it more delicious. 

The common ingredient through all the different kinds of sushi is sushi rice. The variety in sushi arises from the different fillings and toppings, condiments, and the way these ingredients are put together to give it different taste from other. The same ingredients may be used in a traditional or a contemporary way, creating a very different taste of sushi.

The method behind makingof fish packed in rice is that the vinegar produced from fermenting rice breaks the fish down into amino acids. This results in one of the five basic tastes, called umami in Japanese. The oldest form of sushi in Japan, commonly known as narezushi, still very closely resembles this process. In Japan, narezushi changed into oshizushi and ultimately Edomae nigirizushi, which is what the world today, knows as "sushi". And adding different ingredients in it makes sushi different types such as,  Western Style Sushi, Chirashi-Sushi, Inari-Sushi, Oshi-Sushi, Maki-Sushi, Nigiri-Sushi, Vegetarian Sushi, Yo Sushi, Youme Sushi, Wasabi Sushi, Satori Sushi, Go Sushi.

The modern type, internationally known as "sushi", was produced by Hanaya Yohei (1799-1858) at the end of the Edo period in Edo and give a new taste of sushi to the world.

The sushi invented by Hanaya was an early form of fast food that was not fermented (therefore prepared quickly) and could be eaten with one's hands by a road or in a theatre.  Originally, this sushi was known as Edomae zushi because it used freshly caught fish in the Edo. Most interesting thing is about sushi that all you can eat sushi.  The main ingredients of traditional Japanese sushi are raw fish and rice, which are naturally low in fat, vitamins, high in protein, carbohydrates and contains minerals.  Sushi is commonly eaten with condiments. Sushi may be dipped in soy sauce, and may be flavored with wasabi, a piquant paste prepared from the grated root of the Wasabia japonica plant. However, some consider the use of condiments with sushi to be rude, as it indicates that the sushi chef's original preparation was poor. Sushi is best health diet which you all can eat and make life more delicious.

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