The Encyclopedia of Sushi Rolls. Ken Kawasumi.

The Encyclopedia of Sushi Rolls

Graphic-sha. 8.6 x 10.4", 192 pp., fully illustrated in color, cloth, d.j., Tokyo, 2001. Item #22746
ISBN: 4889960767

Dazzle your friends with over 180 kinds of sushi rolls. The fully illustrated step-by-step instructions in this book will show you how to make everyone's favorite sushi-bar staples, new styles of sushi with Western ingredients, and dazzling decorative creations. There are examples of 27 large rolls (futomaki), 26 small rolls (hosomaki), 3 floral shapes made from multiple rolls, 28 handrolls (temaki), 12 inside-out rolls (uramaki, including the popular California Roll), 85 decorative rolls (kazarimaki, including flowers, animals, landscapes, and all 26 letters of the alphabet).

This book is written for beginners and old hands alike. Beginners will enjoy the detailed instructions on finding the proper equipment, cooking the rice, choosing the nori, and rolling perfectly every time. Sushi experts can expand their repetoires with the inventive decorative rolls and the surprising flavor combinations. All readers will treasure the beautiful illustrations and the special tips on how to fix common sushi rolling problems.

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