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Sushi Vocabulary

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Sushi Vocabulary
English Phrases Romaji Japanese Phrases
Duck Patromi aigamo pasutorami 合鴨パストラミ
Raw squid tentacles on rice aori ika geso おありいか下足
Fried Shrimp on rice ebi furai nigiri 海老フライにぎり
Steamed shrimp with tartar ebi tarutaru えびタルタル
Mirin, Soy Sause with steamed Japanese rice and seaweed seasoned with Sushi Vinegar and Sugar. gomoku inari 五目いなり
Hokkaido Squid hokkai ika pon 北海イカポン
Sea anemone iso tsubugai 磯つぶ貝
Crab & white fish paste salad kani kamaboko sarada かにかまぼこサラダ
Pickled gourd rolls kanpyo maki かんぴょう巻
Cucumber rolls kappa maki かっぱ巻
Shrimp katsusen sushiebi 活鮮寿司海老
Season pickels kisetsu no tsukemono nigiri 季節の漬物にぎり
Japanese gizzard shad (from the herring family) kohada こはだ
Tuna maguro まぐろ
Local specialty meibutsu iwashisatsumaage 名物いわしさつ まあげ
Fermented soy bean roll nattou maki 納豆巻
Green onions, fatty tuna and fermented soy beans negi toro nattou ねぎとろ納豆
Chopped green onions with fatty bluefin tuna belly negitoro ねぎとろ
Omlet eggs ontop of rice nigiri tamago にぎり玉子
Green Japanese vegitable, green oninos, and fatty tuna okura negi toro オクラねぎとろ
French Fries potetofrai ポテトフライ
Salmon Avocado saamon abokado maki サーモンアボカド巻
Salmon Cream Cheeze Roll saamon kuriima cheezu rooru サーモンクリームチーズロール
Salmon hard packed saamon tataki サーモンたたき
Raw tuna slices and vinegared rice rolled in laver tekka maki 鉄火巻き
Flying fish roe tobikko とびっこ
Fatty tuna with and marinated Chub mackerel or Blue mackerel toro shimesaba とろしめさば
Fatty Bluefin tuna belly on boiled rice toro taku maki とろたくまき
Raw eggs ontop of rice wrapped in seawead tsukimi gunkan 月見軍艦
Tuna Salad tsuna sarada ツナサラダ
Plum with mint leaf roll ume shiso maki 梅しそ巻
Fremented Soy beans with raw eggs wrapped in seaweed uzura nattou うずら納豆

External Sushi Links
Choushin Maru’s menu guide in Japanese:
http://www.choushimaru.co.jp/grand_menu/gm136.html
Wikipedia on sushi:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_sushi_and_sashimi_ingredients
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sushi
Sushi Pictures
http://www.bitesizejapanese.com/everyday-life/food-drink/sushi-vocabulary/