Gunkan-battleship sushi- in Japanese cooking it indicates round sushi which is wrapped with seaweed and topped with ingredients such as salmon roe.
Agemono-indicates deep-fried dishes in Japanese cuisine. Age means deep-frying and mono means things in Japanese. For example, tempura is an agemono.
Nigiri-Nigiri is the most common. This is the little pads of rice with some fish or other topping, sometimes with a thin ribbon of seaweed wrapped around it. You get 2 pieces per order. Maguro (Tuna) Nigiri is the most common type of sushi recommended for newcomers.
Maki-means 'roll' and refers to any sushi that is rolled up like a jellyroll, before being sliced into 6 bite sized pieces. The popular California Roll is a type of maki.
Temaki-Temaki means 'hand roll'. It's similar to the maki style above, but instead of rolled into a tube, it's rolled into a sort of ice-cream cone shape.
The Japanese term for foods (usually meat) that are grilled, broiled or pan-fried. The ingredients are generally either marinated in sauce or salted (see SHIOYAKI). They're then skewered so they retain their shape and grilled over a hot fire so the skin (if any) is very crisp while the meat stays tender and juicy. YAKITORI is a specific type of yakimono dish using chicken.
Donburi-(kanji: hiragana: lit. "bowl", also frequently abbreviated as "don", thus less commonly spelled "domburi") is a Japanese "rice bowl dish" consisting of fish, meat, vegetables or other ingredients simmered together and served over rice. Donburi meals are served in oversized rice bowls also called donburi. Donburi are sometimes called sweetened or savory stews on rice.
Sashimi-Sashimi refers to slices of raw fish. Tuna, salmon, mackerel, etc. are examples of fish you'll see as sashimi. Sashimi is a popular topping or filling in sushi, but you can also order sashimi by itself. As you would expect, this is an arrangement of different slices of raw fish arranged on a plate.
Owanmono-(egg custard and soup)
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