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Sushi Art Cookbook

The Complete Guide to Kazari Sushi

Ken Kawasumi


List Price: 18.95*
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Entertain your friends and family with sushi that looks as fantastic as it tastes

As the world's appetite for Japanese sushi continues to skyrocket, the Sushi Art Cookbook introduces readers to the art of creating sushi that looks as fantastic as it tastes Author Ken Kawasumi--principal lecturer at the Japanese Sushi Institute--is the pioneering chef behind Kazari Maki Sushi. The designs revealed by slicing the sushi logs into delicious morsels can be understated or refined, expressive or playful--whatever suits the occasion

A sushi cookbook like no other, this guide to decorative Kazari Maki Sushi includes:
  • Instructions on how to prepare sushi rice, ingredients, and garnishes
  • Essential sushi rolling and pressing techniques
  • 85 designs from simple to sophisticated
  • Detailed color photographs, documenting step-by-step assembly
Anyone can create these simple-to-sophisticated sushi recipes and designs:
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Bunny
  • Clown
  • Smiley-Face
  • Panda
  • Cherry Blossom
  • Guitar
  • Penguin
  • Bonsai Tree
  • Samurai
  • and much more

Tuttle Publishing, 9784805314371, 128pp.

Publication Date: November 14, 2017

About the Author

Ken Kawasumi started honing his craft at the age of sixteen, training in various top sushi restaurants and developing his own maki techniques. He has won numerous national sushi competitions and served as instructor for Sushi Kawasumi in Kanagawa and Yokohama for several years before becoming principal lecturer at the Japanese Sushi Institute (Tokyo, Tsukiji). He is the founder of the decorative Kazari Maki Sushi movement in Japan.