Saturday, 8 September 2012

Sushi


I tried making sushi by youtube video instructions alone. Sure there are master classes out there which you could try if you are really interested, but these videos were most informative for a novice like me. Click here for nigiri sushi (slices of raw fish on a bed of rice) video and here for maki sushi (rice and filling wrapped in seaweed sheet) video.

I made the several different sushi using just a few core items. Other than that, a very sharp knife and a bamboo mat for rolling your maki will come handy too.

Ingredients
short grain/Japanese sushi rice
mirin
avocado
cucumber
crabsticks
raw salmon
nori (seaweed sheets)

Condiments
wasabi
soy sauce
pickled ginger

Have fun trying!
Left to right: cucumber maki, crabstick and avocado maki, salmon nigiri, salmon maki and avocado maki.




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