History of Sashimi

Sashimi is a thinly sliced, bite-sized piece of raw and fresh meat – usually fish, such as salmon and tuna. It’s a famous Japanese dish and is eaten raw with soy sauce and wasabi. Sashimi is usually served on a bed of daikon, without rice. Most sashimi is made from the freshest saltwater fish as because freshwater fish has higher risks of parasites. This dish came to be due to Japan being surrounded by the ocean and an abundance of seafood. History of Sashimi While the exact origins of sashimi are unknown, many theories exist on how the dish came to be. The word sashimi translates to ‘pierced meat’ or […]