Ume' Japanese Bistro
Definitions for Sushi Beginners


Sashimi is a Japanese delicacy primarily consisting of very fresh raw seafood. Many people believe that sashimi, traditionally considered the finest dish in Japanese cuisine, should be eaten before other strong flavors affect the palate.

Sashimi Sake, Maguro, Hirame, Hamachi Toro
Sashimi: Maguro, Sake
Sashimi Plate


Nigiri Sushi

Nigiri Sushi consists of an oblong mound of sushi rice topped with a slice of raw or cooked seafood. It is typically served two to an order.

Nigiri: Tamago, Sake, O'Toro, Ikura, and Tako
Nigiri: Maguro, Escolar, Sake, Hamachi, and Ebi
Nigiri: Uni and Maguro


Sushi Rolls

Sushi Rolls are made with seasoned sushi rice in a nori, or seaweed. These rolls are filled with various ingredients, raw or cooked. Small rolls are cut into 6 to 8 bite-size pieces and large rolls are typically cut into 10 pieces.

Fire Dragon Roll and 49er Roll
Tiger Tail Roll
Caburator roll



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