Author(s): Stacy (Abridged by); Rockridge Press Staff
Let your love of sushi inspire you to prepare and enjoy it in your home. This beautiful guide and cookbook opens a window to everything that's so fascinating--and intimidating--about sushi, while laying out easy-to-follow tips and techniques to help sushi lovers become confident sushi chefs.In Japan, sushi is often made by home cooks and served as a casual family meal. Sushi at Home honours the spirit of homemade sushi by walking you through the entire process. With no more than a sharp knife, rice paddle, and bamboo rolling mat, you're well on your way to expertly creating your sushi bar favourites -- sake not included.The recipes walk you through the preparation of the most popular types of sushi-- norimaki (rolls wrapped in seaweed), uramaki (inside-out rolls), temaki (cone-shaped hand rolls), nigiri (hand-formed sushi), gunkanmaki (hand-formed sushi wrapped in seaweed), temari (rice balls), and oshi (pressed sushi). The book also includes recipes for sashimi (sliced raw fish), which is often served along with sushi at your favorite sushi bar, as well as classic sauces, sides, and salads.