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Gunkan Maki Sushi

Gunkan Maki Sushi is also suitable for beginners, because the preparation does not require as much exercise as in the rolled sushi or maki Hosomaki. Gunkan maki sushi also provides very decorative and can be well prepared. First, pour sushi rice in a sieve. Sushi rice under running water rinse long enough until the water runs clear. Pour sushi rice in a small saucepan and cover with water. Add salt and sugar, put on a lid and bring the sushi rice to a boil. Sushi rice with a wooden spoon to stir. Replace the lid and turn the temperature to the lowest level.

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The sushi rice Cover and let swell about 20 minutes, until done. Sushi rice pour onto a plate, with rice vinegar, mix and let cool. Sushi rice into 8 equal portions and as with moistened hands, form into small oval-shaped glutinous rice dumplings. The organic lemon wash, dry and rub with a Japanese knife best two thin slices for decoration, as seen in the picture above, and cut into quarters. Squeeze the juice of remaining lemon. Wasabi powder to fill in a small bowl and mix with a little lemon juice to a paste. Wasabi paste as thin as possible to underline the rice dumplings. Nori seaweed sheets with a sharp knife cut into 4 strips, which should have a length of 15 cm and a width of 3 cm. Best to use a ruler to work closely, as can the Gunkan maki sushi eating poorly, should the nori seaweed sheets to be cut into wide strips. If the strips are too short, they can not close when they wrapped around the rice. Continue reading

Sushi Sandwich

Sushi sandwich is made with fresh salmon fillets. As the salmon fillet is heated only slightly and remains almost raw, you should buy the salmon fillet on top of a fish dealer of their choice and point out that the salmon fillet is eaten raw. Who would rather have the salmon cut into very thin slices makes him the best cut from the fishmonger. But you can alternatively also use smoked salmon slices. Sushi sandwich in a sandwich toaster or can be in contact grill cook, causing the strip, as seen in the picture above. Peel the radish and slice into thin slices. I used a Japanese knife to cut the radishes into thin slices.


Salted radish juice can and pull something. Meanwhile, six large slices of toast or toast sandwich lay side by side on a large board and thinly spread with soft butter. Each of two slices of toast with the buttered side down on each other. Mayonnaise with 1 / 2 to 1 teaspoon wasabi paste and stir the upper halves ungebutterten toast spread with it. Peel the cucumber with a potato peeler and cut into thin slices. Cucumber slices on the wasabi mayonnaise spread. Add sliced ​​salmon on it. I cut the salmon as desired bit thicker. Radish slices over the salmon. The nori seaweed sheets with a knife into three equally sized pieces and place on the radish. Preheat sandwich toaster or contact grill. Continue reading

Nigiri sushi with salmon

Nigiri sushi with salmon cooked with smoked salmon. Nigiri means something like press, because the sushi rice is pressed together by hand to oblong rice ball, how to see in the picture above. Sushi rice in a colander and rinse fill under running water until water runs clear. Sushi rice in a small saucepan and cover with water fill. Add salt and sugar, put on a lid and cook the sushi rice.


The temperature switch back to low level, the sushi rice and stir once again replace the lid. Sushi rice swell in about 20-25 minutes and not open the lid, so not too much liquid evaporates. For faster cooling, the sushi rice on a flat plate to distribute. Rice vinegar is best mix with the rice with a fork. Smoked salmon cut into 6 strips lightly slant of approximately 5 x 3 cm in length. To assess the sharpness of the wasabi better, you should try a tiny amount in advance. Continue reading