<span class="bigPic"> <img src="" alt="Sushi rice in a wooden hangiri (a large, flat, round container)" /> </span> <p>Sumeshi, also known as sushi-meshi, is the Japanese term for the sushi rice. Sumeshi is used in sushi, giving it a light but distinct flavor. </p>

What is Sushi?

<span class="bigPic"> <img src="" alt="Salmon and avocado maki rolls on a black plate" /> </span> <p><strong><em>Sushi - cold boiled rice moistened with rice vinegar, usually shaped into bite-size pieces and topped with raw seafood (nigiri-zushi) or formed into a long seaweed-wrapped roll, often around strips of vegetable or raw fish, and sliced into bite-size pieces (maki-zushi). (</em></strong> <p>When people think of the Japanese culture, sushi often automatically comes to mind, and for good reason. Sushi