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Quiz: Can You Order Sushi in Japanese?

How Solid Is Your Sushi Vocabulary?

After a less-than-light diet of gingersnap palmiers, baked brie, and eggnog martinis, I've been all about cutting back on fat and sugar. My dinnertime delight of the moment? Sushi. In fact, I've been enjoying the health food so much that I've come to memorize all the Japanese terms that correspond with the rolls or sushi pieces on the menu. That got me to thinking: it's high time I quizzed you on your sushi vocab! I'm going to name a Japanese term, and I want you to tell me what it translates to in English. Ready to take the quiz? Let's get started!

How Solid Is Your Sushi Vocabulary?


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Enchanting Enchanting 7 years
10 / 10 :)
CiaoBella01 CiaoBella01 7 years
i remembered unagi because of that friends episode where ross thought unagi was some karate spiritual thing.
mollywog mollywog 7 years
I did terrible! I only got 5 right. But then again, the 5 I got right are my favorite kinds....
bleached bleached 7 years
Dammit. I always get Unagi and Anago confused....
bellydancinmary bellydancinmary 7 years
5/10, and I love sushi. I guess I need to freshen up on those translations!
bluebellknoll bluebellknoll 7 years
10/10 But I'm Japanese and I love sushi. It would have been a disgrace for me to miss any of those questions! :)
bluespirit bluespirit 7 years
7/10, have never even had sushi.
Pampire Pampire 7 years
7/10 not too shabby! :)
reesiecup reesiecup 7 years
i think i could eat sushi at least every other day...
Pampire Pampire 7 years
7/10 not too bad! I thought that unagi was saltwater eel????
sharshar sharshar 7 years
Mmm, I want salmon sashimi right now.
rossy rossy 7 years
I guess it depends on where you live & more resturants are using "local" ingredients rather than imports. Close to where I live there's a fantastic place that serves all-you-can-eat sushi - pay one price & order everything you want (as much as you can eat - the rare times I can go there I won't eat, thus I get my sushi!) & it isn't just sushi. They have the best BBQ baby-back ribs, spicy chicken wings & beef strips around! To many other foods to mention. - The 2 questions I got wrong... are right here. I'll explain: Here "Sake" has Ahi tuna & "Maguro" contains Fatty tuna & not blue-fin (unless you ask for it. I'm going again for my B'day in 6 months; I can't wait!
MLH1 MLH1 7 years
1/10....horrible. Guess I need to go eat sushi tonight!
courtneyd courtneyd 7 years
7/10... Now I want spicy tako. Mmmmmm.
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