. Sushi Jargon
jargons from 1 (one) to 10 (ten), and their usage examples.
Expert oriented, Unique
& less common sushi terms.
. The Ultimate Sushi Glossary
(Japanese/Kanji - English/Fr./De.)
. Sushi Chinese/Han (Japanese 'Kanji
Original meaning of sushi-kanji and writing strokes.
Kanji images relating to sushi/fish.
. Sushi Etiquette
The manner how to eat sushi - never
- from novices to experts.
How do you order, by ' Okonomi
' or ' Omakase
. An oldest
'Nigiri' by Hanaya-Yohei (One of the originators of Nigiri-zushi)
drawn by KAWABATA Gyokusho.
. The largest
sushi color photo Book
in the world.
"Best of Sushi
" - all full & real sized sushi color photos and reputable restaurant guides all over Japan, as large as 34 cm or 13.4 in. tall in the book size.
Other good publications for sushi and Japanese cooking.
. A collection of sushi Comics
. Sushi Auction
goes to [ Yahoo! JAPAN Auctions ]
(in a new window)
What a fun to browse how much and so many varieties of sushi related goods are on the auction day-by-day.
(Image listing by 'Keyword Search' with Japanese Kanji characters of 'Sushi's - see above 3.) Enjoy (or bid!)
Extended search Options, if you would really want as many hits as possible, regardless of some noises.
. Fish playing cards ('Osakana Carta
More than 60 years ago (1937), this suite of fish playing cards was published.
It is called 'Iroha'-carta, that each card represents 47 (50) Japanese phonetic sounds, and consists of the pairs of picture and reading cards.
This item was designed and presented to a limited customers of the fish market of Tokyo.
Now, a reproduction version is available.
||( ' Su ' & '
Shi ' cards )
. Sushi related Ukiyoe ('Nishiki-e')
Drawn by Toyokuni & Hiroshige, etc. and other interesting pictures.
s - Unusual Sushi Objects
(Buckwheat noodle sushi)
Also one of the best and most favoured Japanese foods, Soba (buckwheat noodles) is cooked as a sort of sushi, indeed.
But it can not be found in sushi bars...
. The best and inevitable accompanists of sushi
Agari (hot green tea) and Yunomi (green-tea cup)
Gari (sliced and seasoned ginger)
Wasabi (fresh Japanese horseradish)
and sharkskin grater.
Sho'oyu (soy sauce) or Nikiri
-jo'oyu and 'Nitsume'-sauce.
or fingers to eat sushi?
. The best of the best sushi Restaurants (with links of location maps)
Most recommendable and a must for a gourmet/gourmand to visit some day...
||Kyuubei (Kyubei / Kyubey)
(Ginza 8, Tokyo)
||Jiro (Sukiyabashi - Ginza 4, Tokyo)
||Miyako-zushi (Asakusa 2, Tokyo)
||Aoki (Ginza 6, Tokyo)
||Karaku (Ginza 5, Tokyo)
||Yoshino-zushi (Nihonbashi 3, Tokyo)
||Izuu (Kyoto) - [Saba-oshi-zushi]
||Sushiman (Osaka) - [Kodai Suzume-zushi]
. The very origin
-zushi (crucian carp sushi) is regarded as one of the origins of sushi in Japan
. Sushi rice recipe
How to cook sushi rice and prepare the best 'Shari
' (sushi rice) - which shares 60% in the sushi taste.
Also practical vinegar mixture ('awase-zu') recipe.
. Sushi stone Monument
Called 'Sushi-zuka' for mourning, consolation and repose of the fish/sushi souls and spirits (with links of location maps.)
. Sushi History
Chronology, origin and genealogy of sushi in Japan.
How to make a 'nigiri,' step by step instructions and illustrations to hand forming of nigiri-zushi.
. Sushi Calories & Nutrition Facts
How many each 'kan' (piece) of nigiri and California roll contains - compare the calorie value by sorting the data table, and the differences between typical fast foods.
. Sushi world Records
World's records for the longest sushi rolls, and other No.1 sushi shops.
- The longest tuna sushi roll (Tekka-maki) was recorded (280 meter, 919 ft) as of 2004.04.25 in Japan -
. The Tsukiji
Fish Market, Tokyo - the ground zero of Sushi
. Sushi Images
on the net (Goes to Google in a new window.)
Search keywords in Kanji character: "Sushi or
Do you like to brows sushi and related pictures on the net of Japan?
There are so many good & enjoyable sushi images (through Google Image Search.)
(Also, World-wide: Sushi images)
(Tokyo) and Dōguya-suji
Anything/everything that are used and needed for kitchen and cooking (tools, utensils, goods.) you may want to. From sushi knives to decoration samples
. Sushi artificial
but -- life-sized, carbon-copied, in facsimile, mirrored, cloned, or even much more vivid decoration samples. They are usually available at Kappa-bashi / Dōguya-suji (see above) shops.
. Sushi or Zushi ?
Why there are 'sushi' and 'zushi' everywhere and every sushi term found in the world?
A unique colloquial/grammatical rule of Japanese language, called Rendaku.
. Norimaki Sushi roll basic recipe
How to make a sushi roll, California roll with step by step illustrations. Nori seaweed sheet is toasted at first for the good taste and texture of the rolls.
. Michelin Guide 2009 Tokyo
* * *
Sukiyabashi Jiro, Sushi Mizutani
Sushi Kanesaka, Taku, Sawada, Hatsune-zushi
Ginza Kyubei, and other 9 restaurants.
. Tuna-sushi and Mercury
There are some warnings about the content of mercury (methyl mercury) in tuna fish meats, in particular about the danger for the pregnant. Some of reports are sensational, hot, and a few are moderate or cool about the issue.
. Ranking Chart of Sushi Restaurants in Edo
There are so many sushi restaurants in Edo city, until the end of Edo period, reputable good ones, or big and small. So people were intrested in giving them their ranking, as similarly today that Michelin
or Zagat Guides do.
. Some videos of sushi and cooking
• Sushi Links
Very traditional and local sushi specialties all over Japan, with many pictures
, and other search engine listings.
- Yahoo! Directry: Sushi-Links
Yahoo! > Directory > Regional > Countries > Japan > Society and Culture > Food and Drink > Types of Food > Sushi
(Listed as "Sushi Encyclopedia," as of May 17, 2004.)
- Google Directory: Sushi
Google > Directory > Cooking > World Cuisines > Asian > Japanese > Sushi