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The Story of Sushi

An Unlikely Saga of Raw Fish and Rice

By Trevor Corson
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The Story of Sushi: An Unlikely Saga of Raw Fish and Rice by Trevor Corson

The Story of Sushi (2007) takes a closer look at the classic Japanese dish that has taken the Western world by storm. Discover the secrets behind both the traditional and more modern ingredients of sushi – and find out what kind of rituals and techniques are used to make the perfect nigiri.

  • Sushi skeptics wondering what’s so great about tiny portions of rice and fish
  • Foodies who want to know what makes the best sushi
  • Chefs and restaurateurs wishing to add sushi to their menu

Trevor Corson is a writer and philosopher. He studied philosophy in China and lived in Buddhist temples in Japan and also spent time on commercial fishing boats off the coast of Maine. He is a frequent contributor to the New York Times. His other books include The Secret Life of Lobsters.

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