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Heather's Japan Power Point

  1. 1. Japan By: Heather Brousseau
  2. 2. Sushi <ul><li>I have chosen the subject of sushi for I know a lot about it and it’s an easy topic to learn. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Sushi is the most famous…. <ul><li>Japanese dish outside of Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the most popular dishes among the Japanese themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>In Japan, sushi is usually enjoyed on special occasions, such as a celebration. </li></ul><ul><li>Sushi is not only the most famous Japanese food, but also one of the most popular among Japanese and non Japanese. </li></ul><ul><li>one ingredient is always present: sushi rice, cooked Japanese rice flavoured with sushi vinegar. For more information on sushi, please visit our sushi page. </li></ul>
  4. 4. History <ul><li>During the Edo Period, &quot;sushi&quot; refered to pickled fish conserved in vinegar. </li></ul><ul><li>Nowadays sushi can be defined as a dish containing rice. </li></ul><ul><li>prepared with sushi vinegar. </li></ul><ul><li>There are many different types of sushi. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Some more facts. <ul><li>In the 1980s, in the wake of increased health </li></ul><ul><li>consciousness. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the healthiest meals around, has gotten much more attention; consequently, sushi bars have increased in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>With the introduction of sushi machines. </li></ul><ul><li>Delicate skills used by sushi chefs. </li></ul><ul><li>making and selling sushi has become more accessible to countries all over the world. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sashimi <ul><li>Raw fish fillets without the vinegared sushi rice. </li></ul><ul><li>Sashimi is fresh, raw, chilled, sliced, and elegantly arranged. </li></ul><ul><li>Ideally, sashimi is best when fresh, but most fish freeze well and are served after thawing. </li></ul><ul><li>Sashimi may be garnished with raw vegetables, leaves of knot grass, parsley, lettuce, shredded daikon radish, and sometimes seaweed or cucumber. </li></ul><ul><li>Sashimi is odorless and very delicate. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Toro <ul><li>Fatty Tuna from the belly flesh of the tuna. </li></ul><ul><li>There are several different types of tuna you can order in a sushi restaurant including my favorite maguro . </li></ul><ul><li>otoro (or o-toro) is the most prized form of toro, and chutoro (or chu-toro) is the second-most prized form of toro . </li></ul><ul><li>seems that &quot;toro&quot;, being undifferentiated tuna belly, contains both chutoro and otoro. </li></ul><ul><li>Therefore between chutoro and otoro in fattiness and price. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Yakitori <ul><li>Teriyaki flavored chicken on skewers. </li></ul><ul><li>Usually served as an appetizer in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>The Chicken Meatballs are one of Teppo's specialties and a must try. </li></ul><ul><li>Grilled and served on skewers, the bite-sized morsels are then dipped in quail egg and Japanese red pepper or other condiments that the chef has sprinkled on the plate. </li></ul><ul><li>Other yakitori selections include the expected, such as Whole Shrimp and Sirloin with Garlic . </li></ul>
  9. 9. Gunkan <ul><li>Gunkan means a battleship. </li></ul><ul><li>In Japanese cooking, it indicates round sushi which is wrapped with seaweed and topped with ingredients such as salmon roe. </li></ul><ul><li>Small cups made of sushi rice and dries seaweed filled with seafood, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>There are countless varieties of gunkanzushi. </li></ul><ul><li>some of the most common ones being sea urchin and various kinds of fish eggs. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Inari <ul><li>Ingredients </li></ul><ul><li>2 cups prepared sushi rice 3 Tbs. Mirin 3 Tbs. Sugar 4 Tbs. Soy sauce 1-1/4 cup Dashi (fish stock) 1/4 cup Shredded par-boiled carrot Salt 4 Deep-fried tofu cakes (aburage) </li></ul><ul><li>8 Canned tofu pouches </li></ul><ul><li>The most popular representations of Inari, according to scholar Karen Ann Smyers, are a young female food goddess, an old man carrying rice, and an androgynous bodhisattva. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Some sushsi can kill. <ul><li>Takagi is one of a handful of sushi chefs in the United States who also holds a licence that allows him to serve pufferfish - a delicately flavoured fish packing a poison that can kill a person within hours. </li></ul><ul><li>Takagi is one of a handful of sushi chefs in the United States licensed to serve fugu, which contains a powerful poison that can kill a person within hours if it is not properly removed. </li></ul><ul><li>Continued on next slide. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Continued. <ul><li>One of the common ways to serve it is raw in wafer thin slices, often arranged on an exquisite platter to resemble the petals of a chrysanthemum, the flower of death in Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>About five or six people a year die from fugu poisoning in Japan and they are almost always amateur chefs who try to cut the fish themselves without undergoing the extensive licensing process required for fugu chefs. </li></ul><ul><li>In New York, restaurants that serve fugu must import fish that have been detoxified in Japan by having the poisonous parts removed and then deep frozen and shipped to the United States. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Temaki <ul><li>Temaki means 'hand roll'. </li></ul><ul><li>Temaki sushi is made in the palm of your hand and eaten as you go. </li></ul><ul><li>This is the kind of sushi Japanese families make at home - leaving the maki rolls and nigiri sushi to the professionals. </li></ul><ul><li>It makes a great fun family meal or party food. </li></ul><ul><li>All you have to do is prepare the ingredients and let your family or guests roll their own . </li></ul>
  14. 14. In Conclusion <ul><li>Japan has varieties of sushi. </li></ul><ul><li>Some are very healthy for you and others are so good there deadly. </li></ul><ul><li>I don’t think I would try sushi because I’m not a big fan of seafood but it was interesting to learn all the certain kinds of sushi made in Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>I would maybe one day like to visit Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>Japan is a very beautiful country that one day I might say, I’ve been to Japan. </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks for viewing my power point!! </li></ul>