Sushi is food without equal. It is known both as an internationally-beloved delicacy and a Japanese treasure. Edomae sushi, the variety most commonly seen in America today, features a delicious blend of raw fish, vinegar, and cooked rice. In addition to these ingredients, harmony and balance are essential. From the fish selection and rice preparation down to the tea with which it is served, every detail counts.
Renowned sushi chef Kazuo Nagayama's own personal recipes are presented here with exquisitely photographed examples that provide a glimpse into the painstaking art that goes into making each piece that is sure to leave the reader salivating! Sushi is arranged by season reflecting the availability of the main ingredients and includes thoughtful descriptions and informational graphics.