Sashimi vs Sushi

Sashimi
Sushi

Contrary to popular opinion, sushi does not mean raw fish. In some countries, the terms sashimi and sushi are used interchangeably. But sashimi is sliced raw meat (usually fish like salmon or tuna) and sushi is a vinegared rice preparation that can have a variety of toppings. In essence, sushi is a combination of rice and sashimi and it does not necessarily have to be raw fish.

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Sashimi

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Introduction Sashimi is a Japanese delicacy. It consists of very fresh raw meat, most commonly fish, sliced into thin pieces. Sushi is a Japanese food consisting of cooked vinegared rice (shari) combined with other ingredients (neta). Neta and forms of sushi presentation vary, but the ingredient which all sushi have in common is shari.
Cuisine Japanese Japanese

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