Sushi came to Australia about the same time, introduced to
the cities where Japanese migrants settled, including Sydney and Cairns.
Australian’s love of seafood has further buoyed the popularity of sushi, which
has become one of our most popular takeaway foods, especially at lunchtime.
California rolls, nigiri (pillows of rice topped with raw fish) and salmon,
kingfish and tuna sashimi packed into boxes have become a mainstay among
Australians.Roy Morgan Research has recently investigated our fast-food
habits and found that our love for sushi continues to grow with an impressive
40 per cent of Australians saying they enjoy eating sushi. “There’s no doubt that Australia is the land of the rising
sushi, with new outlets springing up quicker than sushi fans can get to them,”
says Angela Smith, a group account director with Roy Morgan.
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