There was a time when Japanese food was considered too exotic for the mainstream palate. This has become a thing of the past, though, because now you can find sushi bars and Japanese restaurants in every major city around the world. People have come to love Japanese food such as nigiri sushi, makimono (rolled) sushi, sashimi and tempura irrespective of where they live. Sushi Bars are the latest fast food joints.
Here is a selection of sushi that the novice sushi chef will find easy to put together. The ingredients are readily available and will allow you to practice your art.
Sushi Rolls Ingredients Sushi rice 3 sheets of nori seaweed Namida® Wasabi paste made with Namida® wasabi powder Suggested fillings: Cucumber cut into thin strips 100 grams (4 ozs) smoked salmon 50 grams (2 ozs) salmon roe 8 medium prawns omelet strip – mix 1 egg, ½ tsp. sugar, and a pinch of salt lightly […]
Sushi can be found in many forms, square, round, rice inside wrapper, rice outside wrapper. There are even regional areas claiming their own special version of sushi.
This makes a stunning main course for a dinner party. It needs a sharp wet knife to cut it without it collapsing.