Many people are trying to eat healthier. From people adopting a raw-food diet to cutting carbs, there are a variety of diets that people adopt in order to eat “better.” If you are looking to eat in a way that is healthier for your body and mind, it’s time to give sushi a try. Sushi […]
What Kind of Sushi Should I Try?
Perhaps you have always wanted to try sushi. Maybe you’ve been out with friends and they have tried to talk you into trying some, but you were so overwhelmed you didn’t even know what to order. Here is a great way to decide what type of sushi to try for your first go around: just […]
How Sake is Made
Sake is a beverage traditionally enjoyed with Japanese cuisine. Though many people enjoy the drink, few know the fastidious process of brewing it. Here is a quick tutorial on how your favorite rice beverage is made. 1. Sourcing The first step in making sake is sourcing the perfect ingredients. The beverage is made with rice and […]
How American Sushi Differs from Traditional Sushi
Sushi has become a popular meal in America and, like with all food stuffs that America adopts, we have put our own spin on it. Have you ever wondered just how far American sushi has strayed from its Japanese roots? The dish was first introduced to the country in the 1960s. At first, sushi was almost […]
A Beginner’s Guide to Sushi
Sushi has become a popular dish in the United States. It’s so popular, in fact, that it’s hard to believe it isn’t considered a staple in our diets. American sushi restaurants first opened in the 1960s, but even then, the cuisine wasn’t as readily available as it is today. Now you can find your favorite sushi […]
Is There a Right Way to Eat Sushi?
Of course you know how to eat. You’ve been feeding yourself for years. You put food on a piece of cutlery or pick it up with your fingers, put the food in your mouth, chew and swallow. It’s easy. That said, you are probably used to eating primarily in America. If you are going out […]
What’s On a Plate of Sushi?
Your friends finally talked you into going out for sushi. You have wanted to try it, but had some misgivings about eating raw food. You are excited about your upcoming meal and ask the waiter to make a recommendation. When your plate arrives, you are a bit taken aback. You know what sushi is, but […]
Best Drinks to Enjoy with Sushi
As with any great meal, the drink next to your plate of sushi is almost as important as the sushi itself. For casual meals, like a light lunch, many prefer to simply have a glass of water on the table. After all, why take away from the sushi with a flavorful drink? However, many prefer […]
How Sushi Rice is Made
When you order sushi, especially nigiri, it may seem almost miraculous that the rice can hold its form so well without feeling sticky in your mouth. The secret is all in how the rice is prepared. Sushi rice has largely been made the same way for centuries, with only a few changes here and there […]
The Difference Between Nigiri and Sashimi
When you look through a RuSans menu, you’ll notice you have hundreds of options to choose from. Even on the list of sushi, there are dozens of different choices, from the kind of meat used to how it is served. On every sushi menu, you’ll see two different lists: nigiri and sashimi. Though the difference […]