SASHIMI, NIGIRI & HAND ROLLS
The nigiri sushi or just plain nigiri is the most basic form of the Edo style sushi. Nigiri is the noun format of the verb nigiru which means to squeeze or to grasp.
A nigiri consists of sushi rice lightly squeezed together with a main ingredient (frequently a sashimi or raw fish), so they stick together and can be eaten as a whole. Sashimi is thinly sliced, raw food.
It is one of the most famous dishes in the Japanese cuisine. Temaki or Hand roll sushi, also known as 'cone sushi'. This cone-shaped wrap of seaweed sheet (nori) is filled with vinegared rice and various ingredients.