sushi

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Sushi

    California Sushi Rice Bowl

    California Sushi Rolls have gained world-wide popularity. These days there are many variations, but originally Avocado and Imitation Crab Meat are the key fillings. Cucumber is also popular. I used the same ingredients to make this rice bowl dish. Super quick & easy, and it is delicious! Makes 2 Servings Ingredients Sushi Rice2 servings (350g) …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Sushi

    Tuna & Edamame Sushi Rice Bowl

    Today I craved Sushi Rolls. Nearby sushi shops are closed due to Covid-19. I didn’t want to bother making Sushi Rolls just for my lunch. Then I made such a simple Sushi Rice Bowl using leftover rice. I wished to add some Lettuce and Avocado but I didn’t have them. I added steamed Carrot and …

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    Soboro Mixed Inari-zushi

    In Japan, when we make Inari-zushi, that is Sushi Rice wrapped in seasoned Abura-age (Thin Fried Tofu), we often mix some extra ingredients with Sushi Rice. Common ingredients are hard to find where I live, so I mixed ‘Soboro’ made with Chicken Mince or Pork Mince. Makes 12 Pieces Ingredients 2 cups (180ml cup) Japanese …

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    Decorated Sushi Cake

    In Japan, there is a type of Sushi called ‘Oshi-zushi’, that is made by pressing Sushi Rice and Toppings into a special mould, then it is cut into bite sized pieces to serve. This is a variation of it and it has become very popular. A round cake tin is used as mould, and it …

  • Beef Sushi

    Yakiniku Sushi Rolls

    Sushi Rolls shops can be seen everywhere in Australia. They are very popular and they are becoming more creative with the fillings. It seems meat are more popular than raw fish. Here are my Korean-inspired Yakiniku Sushi Rolls. Makes 5 to 6 Rolls Ingredients 3 cups (180ml cup) Short Grain Sushi Rice72 ml Rice Vinegar60g …

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    Ura Maki-zushi (Inside-out Sushi Rolls)

    ‘Maki-zushi’ (Sushi Roll) is made by wrapping up Sushi Rice and Fillings with Nori (Seaweed Sheet). ‘Ura (the reverse side) Maki-zushi’ is made by wrapping up Nori and Fillings with Sushi Rice. You need plastic food wrap as well as ‘Makisu’ (bamboo mat) to make these Inside-out Sushi Rolls. Ingredients Sushi RiceNori (Seaweed Sheets) Filling …

  • Sushi Vegetables

    Simmered Kanpyō (Kampyō)

    Kanpyō (OR Kampyō) are dried shavings of melon-like fruit called ‘Yūgao’, which texture is similar to cucumber or white outer parts of watermelon. Kanpyō is most commonly used as a filling of Sushi Rolls. I remember when I helped my grandmother to dry the shavings to make Kanpyō. I was a child. I hanged the …

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    ‘Gunkan’ Maki Sushi

    You may not know its name, but you have seen it. It’s a type of Sushi called ‘Gunkan Maki’. Small oblong shaped sushi rice balls are wrapped with Nori, and covered with various toppings. It is a big fun to make them at home. By the way, ‘Gunkan’ means ‘Battleship’. The Sushi rice wrapped with …

  • Chicken Sushi

    Wasabi Chicken & Avocado Chirashi-zushi

    Chicken, Avocado, Cucumber, Lettuce, Wasabi are popular fillings for Sushi Rolls, because they taste good with sweet & sour rice. They can be great toppings for ‘Chirashi-zushi’, a type of sushi which is a kind of decorated rice salad. Same ingredients in a different presentation. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients Sushi Rice1 cup (*180ml cup) Japanese …

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    Oshi-zushi

    ‘Oshi-zushi’ is a type of Sushi and it is made by pressing Sushi Rice and Toppings in a special mould called ‘Oshibako’ to create rectangle block, then it is cut into bite sized pieces to serve. But you don’t need the special mould. I use a plastic container and a small chopping board to press. …

  • Beans & Peas Sushi Vegetables

    Easy Chirashi-zushi with Edamame

    I often cook this ‘Chirashi-zushi’, a type of Sushi which is a kind of decorated rice salad, as a side dish for BBQ. Crunchy ‘Edamame’ are very tasty when mixed with sushi rice. Decorate it with your favourite toppings. This can be a fun cooking activity for children. Makes 6 Servings Ingredients Japanese Short Grain …

  • Fish Sushi

    Salmon Sushi

    Nowadays in Melbourne suburbs, fresh sashimi is still not always available but fresh Salmon is. There are a handful of fish shops in the area I live and all of them sell Salmon that can be eaten raw. Smoked Salmon is available from any supermarket stores. So I make these Salmon Sushi for special occasions. …

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    Temaki-zushi

    Temaki-zushi is basically Sushi Rolls that everyone rolls by themselves at dinner table. This is so easy to prepare and perfect for entertaining. Sushi Rice, Nori Sheets and a platter of variety of fillings are served. Everyone at the table places some Sushi Rice and filling on Nori Sheet and rolls by themselves to eat. …

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    Maki-zushi (Sushi Rolls)

    Sushi Roll shops are everywhere in Melbourne, and they are very popular, though quite expensive.  Some times I come across horrible Sushi Rolls that are made with wrong rice and bad seasonings.  Sushi Rolls are easy to make and it is a great fun. Ingredients Sushi RiceNori (Seaweed Sheets) Filling Suggestions Cucumber & WasabiCarrot (cooked …

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    Nigiri-zushi

    If you can buy fresh Sashimi slices, it would be a big fun to make Nigiri-zushi at home. For toppings, Egg Omelette, Eel Kabayaki and Boiled Prawns are quite popular as well as fresh Sashimi. Ingredients Sushi RiceYour Favourite Toppings Topping Suggestions Fresh Sashimi slicesCooked PrawnsEel KabayakiOmelet slicedWasabiIkura (Salmon Roe), Tobiko (Flying Fish Roe)Nori Method …

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