Sushi is one of Japan's greatest culinary exports that can be found the world over.
Whether it's one of your favourite dishes or you're new to sushi there's always something new to learn. Hailing from a culture that values tradition and etiquette, sushi is a food so imbued in precision and excellence it has taken sushi master's likeJiro Ono50 years to master the art.
If you love eating sushi or you're just starting out brush up on different kinds of sushi, sushi etiquette and history in these 9 useful charts below that will elevate your dining experience tenfold.
We start off with a fun video guide on the basics of your first sushi experience:
While sushi is a comparatively recent addition to the Western dining scene, its Eastern roots hark as far back at the 8th Century. Check out this infographic to see how it has evolved into the dish we know and love today.
Did you know that sushi should be enjoyed in a particular order, much like cheese? Do you know your se-naka from your se-shimo? If not this is a handy infographic with some interesting points that will make you look like a dedicated sushi eater.
Sushi has been succefully exported to most corners of the world. But that's not to say sushi doesn't mean different things in different countries. Take a look and find out how a sushi burger compares to haggis sushi.
Dal is one of those recipes that goes all the way back to the Indus Valley Civilisation. Unlike dishes such as biryani, brought to India by the Moghuls, it is one of those foods that has always been there. It is therefore a building block of Indian culture.