Sushi (Essential Kitchen) (Hardcover)
Periplus Editions, 9789625934600, 112pp.
Publication Date: March 15, 1999
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An art form in Japan, sushi is not only beautifully presented but healthy and delicious. Fresh and delicious, sushi is one of the healthiest foods you can eat, as it's low in fat and high in essential vitamins and minerals. Aesthetically pleasing, sushi is also surprisingly simple to make. From traditional hand-rolled sushi to the modern sushi in a bowl, this sushi cookbook will show you how to make these elegant dishes with ease. Step-by-step instructions and photographs show how to make a variety of sushi and sashimi. Also found in Sushi is information on the history and the health benefits of Japanese sushi, as well as directions on using sushi-making tools, making perfect sushi rice, how to cut vegetables and decorations, and selecting fresh fish. Sushi recipes include:
- Vegetable Sushi
- Sushi in a Bowl
- California Rolls
- Thin Rolls
About the Author
Ryuichi Yoshii was born in Nagasaki in southern Japan. His father was a traditional Japanese chef who taught Ryuichi to appreciate fine food. Ryuichi trained to be a sushi chef in Tokyo before moving to Australia in 1993 with his wife, Virginia. He recently opened his own restaurant in Sydney's Darling Harbour and is well known and respected in Sydney for his creative sushi and adventurous cooking style. Virginia Yoshii, who assisted with the writing of this book, has taught English in Japan and has worked as a technical writer for restaurants and sushi bars.