The History of Sushi vol. 1

The History of Sushi vol. 1

I guess many if I ask “What comes in your mind when you think about Japan?” at least half of people will say “Sushi” so I would like to talk about the history of it here.

Did you know that the origin of Sushi is said to be from a tribe living in the mountains in south east Asia?  They pickled rice and fish cooked together to preserve the fish for a longer time using the fermentation of rice.

This technique had been passed down to China and China passed it down to Japan with the technique of rice farming during 710-794.

To be continued…

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