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The History of Sushi (Infographic)

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The History of Sushi (Infographic)
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How much do you actually know about sushi? If you'd like to learn about its history, this cool infographic from Visually gives you the lowdown.

First and foremost, you might be shocked to learn that sushi actually originated in Southeast Asia back in the 4th century B.C.. It was once salted fermented fish wrapped in rice - but only the fish was eaten.

Sushi slowly made its way north, first to China and finally settling in Japan in the 8th century. It was in Japan where cooks began adding rice wine vinegar to the rice so it could be eaten immediately. The rest, as they say, is history...

Check out the infographic below for more interesting facts about the history of sushi.

A Taste of History: Sushi Then and Now

Via Visually

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