It is a dish which the fish slices are cut in such a way that they highlight the fish’s qualities.
Sashimi slices is not the same fish slices used for Nigiri. Sashimi slices are larger and abroad will often be square and 1 cm. thick.
This is because the sashimi dish in countries like Japan can be a full meal.
The picture shows a sashimi plate in Tokyo as you can see several different seafood had been used to create the dish.
The size of the dish is larger than what you typically experience in Europe as it is for 2 people.
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