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The Correct Way to Eat Sushi [Video Tutorial]

Sushi is cold cooked rice flavoured with vinegar, shaped into bite-sized pieces and then topped with raw or cooked fish, or formed into a roll with fish, egg or vegetables and wrapped in seaweed.

Learn how to eat this popular Japanese food in this easy-to-follow video tutorial.

Some very important Sushi eating manners that you must take note of:

• Never pass food to another person from your chopsticks to theirs. This mimicks part of a Japanese funeral ritual and is therefore it is considered extremely offensive

• Pour a little of the dipping soy sauce into your dish. Don't tip in too much - this is considered greedy and wasteful. You can take more if you need it

• Ideally you should eat the sushi piece in one go, or two at a push. Try not to take a bite and return it to your plate.

• As much as possible, try not to leave any food on your plate. It is considered especially rude to leave rice.

How to Eat Sushi [Thanks Dumb Little Man