Story of Sushi An Unlikely Saga of Raw Fish and Rice

ISBN-10: 0060883510
ISBN-13: 9780060883515
Authors: Trevor Corson
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Everything you never knew about sushi-its surprising origins, the colorful lives of its chefs, and the bizarre behavior of the creatures that compose it Trevor Corson takes us behind the scenes at America's first sushi-chef training academy, as eager novices strive to master the elusive art of cooking without cooking. He delves into the biology and natural history of the edible creatures of the sea, and tells the fascinating story of an Indo-Chinese meal reinvented in nineteenth-century Tokyo as a cheap fast food. He reveals the pioneers who brought sushi to the United States and explores how this unlikely meal is exploding into the American heartland just as the long-term future of sushi…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Number of pages: 416 Dimensions: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall Weight: 0.682 lbs. Language: English