- An adopted quasi-Japanese delicacy of raw fish as sashimi (just thinly sliced raw fish without rice), sushi rolls (raw fish and/or vegetables, wrapped in sticky white rice, in turn wrapped in seaweed, then cut into several 1" pieces), or nigiri sushi (a oblong brick of white rice 2" x 1/2" x 1/2" with wasabi and a gourmet slice of raw fish on top).
- As he waited for more saki, he watcher her play with her , taking each piece in her chopsticks, pushing aside the pickled ginger slices, delicately dipping each piece in the wasabi/soy sauce mixture on the side, then pinching her nose and closing her eyes before eating each bite.
- A Japanese dish of vinegared, short-grained, sticky white rice with various other ingredients, usually raw fish, other types of seafood, or vegetables. It is prepared in various forms, including nigiri sushi (an oblong, bite-sized rice brick topped with wasabi and a gourmet slice of raw fish or another single high-quality ingredient), sushi rolls (rice and chopped ingredients wrapped as a log in a sheet of dried seaweed, then cut into bite-sized circular pieces), and temaki sushi (rice with multiple other ingredients held in a large crispy cone of dried seaweed).
Etymology: Cuisine; borrowed from é, é, åå, ãã (sushi); the original Japanese meaning is not recognized in English.
- Spanish: sushi
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