Sushi with the fish on top.
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A type of sushi where the seaweed is rolled horizontally around the rice.
A hand-rolled sushi, shaped like an ice cream cone.
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Inari / Futomaki
Inari is where sushi rice is stuffed in a pouch made from aburaage (sweet fried tofu).
Futomaki is a kind of maki-zushi but thicker, with more ingredients, usually with sweet omelette and oshinko.
Chirashi is vinegar rice is served in a dish, and topped with a variety of sashimi.
These are smaller-than-regular, bite-sized sushi.
Oshi-zushi is sushi made from rice pressed in a box or mold.
Rice used for sushi, flavored with vinegar and sugar.
The sushi topping, which is usually raw seafood.
Daikon (Japanese radish) chopped into threads, usually placed next to sashimi for decoration.
Thinly sliced ginger pickled in vinegar and sugar. This helps as an antiseptic for your stomach, and at the same time works as a palate cleanser in between eating different types of sushi.
Sheets of dried nori seaweed.
Soy sauce is sometimes called murasaki.
Wasabi, Horseradish. Sometimes called namida.
This means "no wasabi". Mention this word when you don't want wasabi in your sushi.
Sashimi marinated in soy sauce.
An omelette, flavored with fish broth and sugar.
Cucumber rolled sushi.
Pickles. Sushi with pickles rolled inside are called oshinko-maki.
This is used as a dish to place sushi on. Geta is the name of the traditional wooden clogs.
Hot green tea.
Oaiso onegaishimasu = Check please!
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