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Nigiri sushi vs Maki-mono

I was suprised at the number of authoritative blogs and sites on Japanese cuisine that don’t know the difference between nigiri sushi and maki-mono. Maki-mono are sushi, but they are not (as popularly called) sushi rolls.


These are nigiri sushi

These are maki-mono

And this is how to make makis (popular abbreviation):

And, how to make sushi rice:

Ever wondered about etiquette at a Japanese restaurant…

Just as a matter of interest, this is sashimi:

Sashimi - slices of various fish

2 responses

  1. I seldom leave responses, however after reading through a bunch of
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    March 28, 2013 at 2:47 pm

    • If you look at my other blogs, my Twitter is listed, I don’t FB or Linkedin.



      March 28, 2013 at 2:53 pm

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