Silver Skinned Fish

Hikari Mono is sushi topped with fish that has a silvery skin, with the skin usually left on. The fish used can be Gizzard Shad, young Sea Bream, Halfbeak, Horse Mackerel, Mackerel, and Sardine.

A Sushi bar term for the fish topping in nigiri sushi.


A term for broiled foods marinated in a sweet soy sauce


A term that is used in food to mean raw, and in beer, to mean Draught.

Rolled Sushi

A term for the style of sushi that consists of rice and other ingredients rolled together with a sheet of seaweed. There are different types of Maki Sushi: Temaki (Hand Roll), Futomaki (Thick Roll), and Hosomaki (Thin Roll).


The octopus is a cephalopod of the order Octopoda that inhabits many diverse regions of the ocean, especially coral reefs. The term may also refer to only those creatures in the genus Octopus. In the larger sense, there are around 300 recognized octopus species, which is over one-third of the total number of known cephalopod […]

A term used for sushi that describes keeping the fish alive until shortly before time to serve.


The term for the cultural dish of Japan. This fascinating cuisine has become a popular health conscious cuisine all over the world. The term sushi refers to anything made with vinegared rice.

Thin Roll

A term for sushi that is rolled thin with typically only one ingredient.