Making sushi really is an art: the preparation of the fish, the shaping of the rice, the dab of wasabi and the brushing of the soy sauce – the knowledge and skills required to master making sushi take years to accumulate.
If, however, you’re in any doubt about the work that goes into sushi making then take a look at the video below from Bon Appétit magazine.
It follows a sushi chef, as he turns 11 different whole fish into individual pieces of nigiri, scaling, filleting and preparing them to create the bite size pieces that bring so much pleasure.
It’s not a short video by any means, but you’ll soon find yourself lost in the sushi chef's craft and riveted through to the end.
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