What exactly is sushi? (the ultimate guide for beginners)

What Exactly is Sushi? (The Ultimate Guide For Beginners)

Sushi is a hugely popular Japanese cuisine that is a hit with people all over the world. Sushi is a fast and enjoyable snack or meal that you might appreciate. There are several distinct types of sushi and preparation methods, each with its own set of flavors and characteristics. So what exactly is sushi? What…

California roll recipe: a simple at-home sushi recipe

California Roll Recipe: A Simple At-Home Sushi Recipe

California sushi roll is a very common and popular type of sushi, or more specifically, maki sushi. It’s also known as “Western” or “American-style” sushi recipe. This means that it is not made with traditional Japanese ingredients, such as rice flavored with sweetened vinegar and fish seasoned with wasabi and soy sauce. This California roll…

Why is there arsenic in rice? (and will it kill me? )

Why Is There Arsenic In Rice? (And Will It Kill Me?)

If you eat a lot of rice, or on a typical gluten free diet, you may want to switch up the types of grain you eat. That’s because there is likely arsenic in rice and that should concern everyone who care about their health. Analytical chemist Brian Jackson says there needs to be more federal…

Is sashimi healthy?

Is Sashimi Healthy?

Many first timers wonder, “is sashimi healthy?” when staring at a few cuts of raw fish. There are not many animal products that can be eaten raw, so it’s no surprise that people question how the raw fish might affect their health. So what are the safety concerns and how healthy is sashimi really? First,…