Monthly Archives: February 2006

How to make sushi 101

Equipment needed:
Pan to cook/steam rice (with tight fitting lid)
sushi rolling mat
sharp knife
basic ingredients:
sushi rice
vinegar powder
nori (seaweed)
mayonnaise
wasabi paste
tinned tuna fish in water
smoked salmon
1x cucumber
1x ripe avocado
pickled pink ginger
sushi soy sauce
optional extra ingredients:
pickled radish
fresh fish (tuna steak)
sesame seeds (roasted)
service items:
chopsticks
plates
bowl for dipping
OK so thats the basic list.. you can get more into things when you have mastered the basics (or the tuna fish and cucumber roll as I
call it). Last week was the first time I had ventured into the RAW fish side of home sushi making, having usually stuck to the safe
ingredients that are pre-cooked. I have to say that it made a huge difference, the texture and taste of raw tuna on rice was quite
amazing… but we’ll leave that for sushi 103.
Onto your choice of rice…

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