Best Sushi Recipe – What to Prepare and How to Do It Do you want to have a try of your own cooked sushi in the convenience of your home? Try this. Sushi is the most famous Japanese food in the world and a favorite of the natives itself, too. They also prepare this kind of food when there is something special. So, what is a sushi? What are they things needed to make it? Sushi is a vinegar rice, with many different ingredients including rice. It is artfully designed and with variations in its cooking style. The different types in making a sushi is Nigirizushi, Makizushi, Oshizushi, Inarizushi, Chirashizushi, Narezushi. There are many kinds of sushi but let us try to learn Makizushi. So, the materials needed are: Fukin (kitchen cloth), Hangiri (rice barrel), Hocho (kitchen knives), Makisu (bamboo rolling mat), Ryoribashi (cooking chopsticks), Shamoji (wooden rice paddle), Makiyakinabe (rectangular omelette pan). Ingredients: Sushi rice – short grained rice to be combined with rice vinegar, sugar, salt and sometimes, sake or kombu Nori – black seaweed Tuna fish and seafoods Mixtures and fillers – Pickled daikon radishi, pickled vegetables (tsukemono), fermented soybeans (natto) in natto maki, avocado, cucumber in kappa maki, asparagus, yam, pickled ume (umeboshi), gourd, burdock, and sweet corn with mayonnaise. Flavoring – Wasabi or soy sauce Steps on how to make a Makizushi: 1. Place the Makisu on your preparation table. 2. Put a Nori on top of the Makisu. 3. Put some rice on top of the Nori and spread the rice evenly. 5. Leave a space on the top and bottom of the Nori, probably an inch. 6. Put some toppings, you could choose anything you like as long as the seafood would be compatible to each other and also put Wasabi on it. 7. Slowly, lift the Makisu and see to it that the Nori should be steady so that it will not be damaged. Make sure both of the sides are with the same size or should be even. 8. Roll the Makisu upward. 9. Place both index fingers on the sides of Makisu and shape the makizushi into a square. 10. Cut the makizushi twice with a very sharp knife. 11. Put them together and cut them into pieces. 12. Finished! If you cannot find the things that are needed before making a sushi, you can find other means for that. Be resourceful because this recipe would bring you to the Oriental and feel like you are in Japan. Experience the adventure in making your own dish with the feel of the Oriental.

By Laura