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What Is Nigiri Sushi?

July 10, 2018

Nigiri (short for nigirizushi) is a popular type of Japanese cuisine that’s commonly found in sushi restaurants worldwide. Unlike other sushi like maki, nigiri is not rolled up in seaweed. Instead, each portion of nigiri consists of a thinly sliced piece of fresh raw fish laid over a formed ball of sushi rice. Fun fact: Sushi is a Japanese term that refers to any food made with vinegared rice. Raw fish can be intimidating, but nigiri is very palatable and offers a unique taste. This is why it’s suggested that first-time sushi diners start with nigiri. Let’s take a closer... View Article

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