Sushi Speech

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WHAT DOES SUSHI TASTE LIKE?
Many food lovers, me included, are always looking for the next interesting meal to try. With the popularity of sushi increasing by the day, many of us keep asking ourselves “What does sushi taste like?”
“How do I know I have eaten great sushi?” is also a common question. After all, how are you even supposed to judge the taste of something you have never tasted in your life? Needless to say, you cannot count on other people’s opinions since everyone’s palate is different.

What does sushi contain anyway?
You may have been led to believe the common myth that sushi is synonymous to raw fish. I must say that there is no truth to this. A meal with raw fish is known as sashimi and is what most people confuse for sushi.
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The different kinds of sushi
The taste of sushi will vary with the type. The common types you may know are;
Maki
The ingredients used in this sushi are fish, meat and vegetables. They are rolled into a nori (seaweed).They can also be rolled into an egg omelette. This sushi is highly recommended for beginners, especially the California Roll which is made of crab, sushi rice, cucumber and avocado.
Maki sushi comes in five different roll types; Hosomaki (thin roll), Chumaki (medium roll), Futomaki (thick roll),Uramaki(inside out roll) and Temaki (hand roll).
Nigiri
This is simply hand- pressed sushi. The word nigiri means two fingers and it refers to the portion of rice required. The cook measures a portion fitting in his two fingers before pressing it and topping it with raw fish. Common toppings for this sushi are; octopus, salmon, sardine and tuna.
Inari
This is made of a pouch of fried tofu filled with sushi rice. This sushi is suitable for vegetarians since it has no meat. The word Inari means god of the foxes in Japanese Shinto

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