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A Japanese raw fish delicacy that may be a vector for parasites

sushi

A Japanese raw fish delicacy that may be a vector for parasites–eg, Anasakis, which often affect sushi made from mackerel caught in early spring Endoscopy Edema, gastritis, erosion Clinical Myalgia, abdominal pain Radiology Thread-like larvae may be seen in radiocontrast studies Treatment Endoscopic removal.

sushi

(soo'she)
A traditional Japanese food made of raw fish, usually wrapped in a soft rice shell. Some raw fish contain adults or larvae of the nematodes of the family Anisakidae. In order to prevent these organisms from infecting persons who eat raw fish, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has directed that prior to serving, the fish must be suddenly frozen to -31°F (-34.4°C) or below for 15 hr, or held in a commercial freezer at -4°F (-20°C) for 24 hr. After that period, the fish may be thawed and served.
See: anisakiasis
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A Nigiri that's perfectly balanced with the fish, rice and Wasabi is a must for me.
In the interest of our readers we completed the evening with a chef's platter of Nigiri and Sashimi, including Tai Sea Bream, Suzuki Sea Bass, both locally sourced, and Sake Salmon, all of which were delicious.
In a hands-on class, learn how to select sushi-grade fish, pat rice into the perfect base for nigiri, and use bamboo mats to roll ingredients into maki that won't fall apart.
Others on the list include Sushi Del Oriente - nigiri sushi wrapped in 24-carat gold leaves and five 0.
After you tried maki, you could graduate to nigiri sushi.
From tuna, prawns and cuttlefish nigiri to perfectly sliced, fresh from the sea cuts of red snapper, squid and salmon, this was a platter designed to please more than just the taste buds.
Once this has been done, divide the sushi rice into five portions to make the fotomaki, uramaki and nigiri sushi.
A favourite of mine is the salmon terriaki teishoku and I definitely recommend the eel nigiri.
Nuclear Sushi was the original name of the pop group who I think became Atomic Nigiri, but that aside, according to The Sun (the first read of the day for any in-touch PR), sushi is now being scanned for post-Fukushima radiation.
We have traditional food like Nigiri (hand formed sushi) and Sashimi (fresh, raw seafood), but we also have food that suits the European and local diners, it is mixed.
I must admit, though, that I fell in love with the spicy tuna mayo nigiri wrapped in a sliver of cucumber.