Chapter: Party Appetizers and Snacks Recipes
Section: Sushi Making
Recipe: Rolling Sushi
There is a way of rolling sushi which is called temaki-zushi; take a
half-sheet of nori, place the ingredients in the center, and roll into a
cone. Use moistened fingers to seal the end closed. Temaki-zushi is meant to
be eaten just this way, no slicing, no chopsticks.
You can also use mayonnaise to bind ingredients for easier rolling/slicing.
I also really like to use smelt fish roe as an ingredient. It is the roe that
is the most commonly found roe in sushi bars, it's not cheap (I paid $5.00
for an ounce once) and looks like orange sherbet.
Eden makes a great wasabi which does not contain colorings, additives or
preservatives. It also seems to have a little more bite than the wasabi that
I get at the sushi bar.
You can make maki-zushi without rice, using plain raw (sushi-quality) fish
(like tuna) and it's delicious. It took me a while to get used to having
sushi without shoyu, but now I don't think I could use it if I tried.
Stacie Tolen. Posted to the PaleoRecipe Mailing List, Feb. 2001
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