Sushi-a culinary wonder from a colorful nation. Bite-size pieces of the freshest of fish served on delicately vinegared rice. Exquisitely cut vegetables rolled in crisp seaweed paper. Balanced, minimal, and artistic, sushi is designed to provide satisfaction both to the palate and the eye, with an emphasis on quality of ingredients and perfection of form. Until now, you had to seek out fresh sushi in exclusive sushi bars. The Sushi Cookbook unravels the secrets of the sushi bar to show you how to make perfect sushi at home. With clear and precise instructions, illustrated by full-color, step-by-step photography and beautiful shots of the finished dishes, The Sushi Cookbook presents one of the world's most inspired, delicious, and visually aesthetic cuisines for you to re-create at home. Filled with information on traditional ingredients and equipment, buying and filleting fish, and preparing decorative garnishes, and complete with an invaluable glossary of useful Japanese words and terms, The Sushi Cookbook is all you'll ever need to make traditional sushi at home.