Let’s Talk About Shaari: The Rice Used To Make Sushi

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Shaari (shari, 酢飯), the vinegared rice used in sushi, often plays a behind-the-scenes role while the spotlight shines on the fish and other ingredients. However, it’s the humble shaari that binds the flavours and textures together, creating that quintessential sushi experience. Let’s dive into the story of shaari, drawing insights from renowned sushi masters and exploring its cultural origins, the variety of vinegars used, and modern innovations. Continue reading