Do you feel overwhelmed by the menu at a Japanese restaurant? Check out this guide to sushi to learn what all those terms really mean. You’ll finally be able to order what you want to eat based on the ingredients instead of the pretty colours in the picture.
This ever-popular roll is made up of crab, smelt, or fish roe, and avocado rolled in rice.
If you’re not a raw seafood enthusiast try this type of sushi which is made with boiled shrimp.
If you order sashimi you’ll get a platter of raw fish, chilled and sliced.
This is seaweed pressed into thin sheets, used to make norimake sushi.
Make or Norimake
The most popular and colourful type of sushi roll, make or norimake is made with nori seaweed on the outside, a layer of rice and vegetables or other fillings in the middle.
A simple type of sushi made of fish, shellfish, or fish roe over rice.