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1
Q

Define the following sushi term:

awabi

A

abalone

2
Q

Define the following sushi term:

daikon

A

a large, white radish

3
Q

Define the following sushi term:

ebi

A

shrimp

4
Q

Define the following sushi term:

edamame

A

pods of soybeans that are blanched, salted, and served as an appetizer

5
Q

Define the following sushi term:

fugu

A

blowfish

6
Q

Define the following sushi term:

gari

A

pickled ginger served with sushi; used to cleanse the palate

7
Q

Define the following sushi term:

hamachi

A

young yellowtail

8
Q

Define the following sushi term:

hashi

A

chopsticks

9
Q

Define the following sushi term:

ika

A

squid

10
Q

Define the following sushi term:

ikura

A

roe of salmon

11
Q

Define the following sushi term:

kani

A

crab

12
Q

Define the following sushi term:

kanikama

A

imitation crab meat

13
Q

Define the following sushi term:

katsuo

A

bonito fish

14
Q

Define the following sushi term:

kuro-goma

A

black sesame seeds

15
Q

Define the following sushi term:

maguro

A

tuna

16
Q

Define the following sushi term:

miso

A

a salty bean paste made from either fermented rice, barley, or soybeans

17
Q

Define the following sushi term:

nori

A

the type of seaweed used in most sushi

18
Q

Define the following sushi term:

omakase

A

“decide for me” – the chef’s special

19
Q

Define the following sushi term:

oshibori

A

the damp cloth used to wipe one’s hands before beginning a meal in a Japanese restaurant

20
Q

Define the following sushi term:

oshinko

A

pickled vegetables

21
Q

Define the following sushi term:

renkon

A

lotus root

22
Q

Define the following sushi term:

saba

A

mackerel

23
Q

Define the following sushi term:

sashimi

A

impeccably fresh, sliced raw fish

24
Q

Define the following sushi term:

shake

A

salmon

25
Q

Define the following sushi term:

shiro-goma

A

white sesame seeds

26
Q

Define the following sushi term:

shiso

A

Japanese mint

27
Q

Define the following sushi term:

shoyu

A

soy sauce

28
Q

Define the following sushi term:

su

A

rice vinegar

29
Q

Define the following sushi term:

sushi

A

a dish prepared with vinegared rice

30
Q

Define the following sushi term:

take-no-ko

A

bamboo shoots

31
Q

Define the following sushi term:

tako

A

octopus

32
Q

Define the following sushi term:

tamago

A

egg

33
Q

Define the following sushi term:

tobiko

A

salted roe of flying fish

34
Q

Define the following sushi term:

toro

A

belly fat of tuna; the most sought-after and expensive portion

35
Q

Define the following sushi term:

unagi

A

freshwater eel

36
Q

Define the following sushi term:

uni

A

sea urchin

37
Q

Define the following sushi term:

wasabi

A

green Japanese horseradish

38
Q

Name the sushi term for:

abalone

A

awabi

39
Q

Name the sushi term for:

a large, white radish

A

daikon

40
Q

Name the sushi term for:

shrimp

A

ebi

41
Q

Name the sushi term for:

pods of soybeans that are blanched, salted, and served as an appetizer

A

edamame

42
Q

Name the sushi term for:

blowfish

A

fugu

43
Q

Name the sushi term for:

pickled ginger served with sushi; used to cleanse the palate

A

gari

44
Q

Name the sushi term for:

young yellowtail

A

hamachi

45
Q

Name the sushi term for:

chopsticks

A

hashi

46
Q

Name the sushi term for:

squid

A

ika

47
Q

Name the sushi term for:

roe of salmon

A

ikura

48
Q

Name the sushi term for:

crab

A

kani

49
Q

Name the sushi term for:

imitation crab meat

A

kanikama

50
Q

Name the sushi term for:

bonito fish

A

katsuo

51
Q

Name the sushi term for:

black sesame seeds

A

kuro-goma

52
Q

Name the sushi term for:

tuna

A

maguro

53
Q

Name the sushi term for:

a salty bean paste made from either fermented rice, barley, or soybeans

A

miso

54
Q

Name the sushi term for:

the type of seaweed used in most sushi

A

nori

55
Q

Name the sushi term for:

“decide for me” – the chef’s special

A

omakase

56
Q

Name the sushi term for:

the damp cloth used to wipe one’s hands before beginning a meal in a Japanese restaurant

A

oshibori

57
Q

Name the sushi term for:

pickled vegetables

A

oshinko

58
Q

Name the sushi term for:

lotus root

A

renkon

59
Q

Name the sushi term for:

mackerel

A

saba

60
Q

Name the sushi term for:

impeccably fresh, sliced raw fish

A

sashimi

61
Q

Name the sushi term for:

salmon

A

shake

62
Q

Name the sushi term for:

white sesame seeds

A

shiro-goma

63
Q

Name the sushi term for:

Japanese mint

A

shiso

64
Q

Name the sushi term for:

soy sauce

A

shoyu

65
Q

Name the sushi term for:

rice vinegar

A

su

66
Q

Name the sushi term for:

a dish prepared with vinegared rice

A

sushi

67
Q

Name the sushi term for:

bamboo shoots

A

take-no-ko

68
Q

Name the sushi term for:

octopus

A

tako

69
Q

Name the sushi term for:

egg

A

tamago

70
Q

Name the sushi term for:

salted roe of flying fish

A

tobiko

71
Q

Name the sushi term for:

belly fat of tuna; the most sought-after and expensive portion

A

toro

72
Q

Name the sushi term for:

freshwater eel

A

unagi

73
Q

Name the sushi term for:

sea urchin

A

uni

74
Q

Name the sushi term for:

green Japanese horseradish

A

wasabi