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Holiday party season is now in full swing! Dazzle your friends by being the “hostess with the sushi most-ess”. Sound like a lot of work? Here are my top 7 tips for putting out a great sushi themed spread while maintaining the energy to enjoy the party.
Inari zushi is quite simple to prepare at home. If you can stuff a little pouch, you are already an inari expert. First things first. What exactly are inari and what’s up with the zushi? Inari, are little pouches of tofu that have been deep fried then simmered in a sweetened liquid. Sometimes they are […]
Did you know that your local farmers market can be a valuable resource for sushi ingredients? They are full of the freshest ingredients that can elevate the overall quality of your sushi. Sure you’ll find obvious items such as cucumbers, green onions, and other typical vegetables; but there are many more farmers markets […]
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the spicy tuna debacle. But just in case, here’s a quick summary: A major 19+ state Salmonella Bareilly outbreak has diners and health experts concerned about the safety of one of America’s most popular sushi items. And for good reason. This current salmonella outbreak […]
“Do you sharpen your own knives?” people often ask. Of course! Most chefs do. Knives are sort of a chefly pride. The contents of a chef’s knife case is one of the mechanisms we use to size each other up. A cool knife collection earns base points, knowing how to use them properly adds more, […]
In the South, we have an affinity for most things fried – chicken, catfish, okra, pickles, green tomatoes and even sushi. There’s no denying the pleasure of a sushi roll that is coated in crispy tempura bits or one that contains a perfectly fried piece. Entire sushi rolls can be also be dipped in tempura […]
A sushi press is a wooden or plastic box that has a removable bottom as well as a top used to make pieces of sushi that are topped with fish and various ingredients. This type of sushi is called oshi-zushi. Using a sushi press is an easy way to make impressive, hassle free sushi […]
Furikake (say foo.ree.ka.kay) Furikake is a blend of seasonings often used as a topping for rice. Each blend varies depending on the brand, but most include seaweed, dried bonito (fish) flakes and sesame seeds. If you’re looking for a way to jazz up steamed white or brown rice, furikake will give your grains just […]
Tips for your own fabulous hand roll party + game day inspiration A roll your own hand roll sushi party has become THE go to sushi party. The reason? For very minimal effort on the part of the guests as well as the hosts, this style sushi party is just as entertaining as it is […]