TIL Sushi was first made with fermented fish! The Japanese are credited with first preparing sushi as a complete dish, eating the fermented rice together with the preserved fish. This combination of rice and fish is known as nare-zushi, or “Aged sushi”.

Read more: https://www.pbs.org/food/the-history-kitchen/history-of-sushi/

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  1. feel if anyone created a time machine and went back in time in their own country, the biggest culture shock would be language but then food.

    everything fresh, no fridges and local cuisine. assuming you could buy anything and not have to farm it yourself

  2. Edo-style sushi! You can still get it in a few places in Tokyo. From what I understand, the pieces were bigger and were more of a meal on the go back then.

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