Your Sushi 101 Guide
Uramaki (inside-out roll)

Uramaki (inside-out roll)

  Now that you have some knowledge on makizushi and classic rolls (see Classic Sushi roll under Sushi101 in the menu tab), it’s time to go to intermediate class and learn how to make an Uramaki or inside-out roll.  This roll is medium-sized and, like the hosomaki and futomaki, is typically cylindrical in shape.  “Ura” Read the full article…

Classic Sushi Roll

Classic Sushi Roll

  Let’s face it, you’re here because you absolutely love sushi and you really want to learn how to make it at home.  Maybe you’re beginning to see how much going to a sushi bar 3 or 4 times a week is costing you.  Maybe you want to introduce healthier food to your diet or Read the full article…

The Perfect Sushi Rice

The Perfect Sushi Rice

  Making the Sushi rice (also known as Shari 舎利 or Sumeshi 酢飯) may seem like a very intimidating task but, don’t worry, it’s not rocket science.  It’s like making ordinary rice in a pot, except you have season it with rice vinegar afterwards.   Here are 5 easy tips to making the perfect Shari:       Read the full article…

Nigiri Sushi

Nigiri Sushi

  Nigiri Sushi or Nigirizushi, (握り寿司) literally translating to “hand-pressed sushi’)  is a traditional Japanese sushi traditionally made with raw fish draped over vinegared sushi rice.    If you want to deviate from the typical fish meat, you can explore other raw seafood including (but not limited to) shrimp, eel, and octopus. For a vegetarian Read the full article…