Sushi, the Japanese staple food, has been around for hundreds of years. Consisting of cooked vinegared rice combined with other ingredients such as seafood, vegetables and sometimes even tropical fruits, sushi is low in cholesterol and high vitamins. Originally, the fermented fish was taken out of the rice and only the fish was consumed while the fermented rice was discarded. The contemporary version of sushi originated in the early 19th century but since then, it has been constantly further improved and refined until it gets the form we know from sushi restaurants that have spread all over the world. Today, wide range of sushi arises from different fillings, toppings, condiments, and preparation. For some sushi makers, however, this food has also become a way to express their artistic abilities and skills. Therefore, you can come across astonishing sushi designs that can be just too cute or elaborated to consume. From a sushi iPhone to sushi Obama, check out these 25 incredibly creative sushi pieces.
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