Sushi Dictionary
*masu:
ます/鱒
trout
*meji (maguro):
めじ(まぐろ)
young tuna
*mekajiki:
メカジキ
swordfish
*mirugai:
みる貝
surf clam
*natto-maki:
なっとう巻/納豆巻
sticky, strong-
tasting
fermented-
soybean rolls
*negi-toro:
ねぎとろ
tuna belly and
chopped green
onion
*negitoro-maki:
ねぎとろ巻
scallion-and-
tuna roll
*ni-ika:
煮いか
squid simmered
in soy-flavored
stock
*nigiri-zushi:
にぎり寿司
pieces of raw
fish over
vinegared rice
balls
*nori-maki:
のり巻/海苔巻
same as kanpyo-
maki; in Osaka,
same as futo-
maki
*nori-tama:
のり玉
sweetened egg
wrapped in dried
seaweed
*odori-ebi:
おどりえび
live ("dancing")
shrimp
*ootoro:
大とろ
fatty portion of
tuna belly
*ootoro-maki:
大とろ巻
fatty-tuna roll
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