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Sushi For Dummies

Judi Strada, Mineko Takane Moreno

ISBN: 978-1-118-05337-9 March 2011 288 Pages


Demystify the sushi bar experience

Stuffed with tips and tricks - you'll roll, press, and mold sushi like a pro!

From rolling sushi properly to presenting it with pizzazz, this book has everything you need to know to impress your friends with homemade maki-sushi (rolls) and nigiri-sushi (individual pieces). You'll find over 55 recipes from Tuna Sushi Rice Balls to Rainbow Rolls, plus handy techniques to demystify the art of sushi making - and make it fun!

Discover how to:
* Find the right equipment and ingredients
* Understand the special language of sushi
* Make fragrant sushi rice
* Prepare vegetarian and fish-free recipes
* Dish up sushi-friendly drinks and side dishes

Part I: Discovering the World of Sushi.

Chapter 1: Embarking on the Sushi Adventure.

Chapter 2: Outfitting the Sushi Kitchen.

Chapter 3: Getting Familiar with Sushi Ingredients.

Chapter 4: Chilling Out with Fresh Seafood.

Part II: Getting Ready, Getting Set.

Chapter 5: Cooking and Seasoning Sensational Sushi Rice.

Chapter 6: Introducing Popular Sushi Types and Techniques.

Chapter 7: Slicing and Dicing the Sushi Way.

Part III: Rock-and-Rollin’ Sushi Recipes.

Chapter 8: Creating Sushi Bar Favorites at Home.

Chapter 9: Quick-and-Easy Sushi: Finger-Snapping Fast Recipes.

Chapter 10: Do-Ahead Sushi: Sidestepping the Last-Minute Rush.

Chapter 11: Chi-Chi Sushi: Stepping Up to Glamorous Sushi.

Chapter 12: Extreme Sushi: Blowing Away the Boundaries.

Part IV: Enjoying Sushi Meals at Home and at the Sushi Bar.

Chapter 13: Serving Sensational Sushi Sidekicks.

Chapter 14: Hosting a Smashing Hand Roll Sushi Party.

Chapter 15: Demystifying the Sushi Bar Experience.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten Tips for Creating First-Rate Sushi at Home.

Chapter 17: Ten Tips for Minding Your Sushi Manners.

Appendix: Metric Conversion Guide.