For Christmas I received a “Sushi for Dummies” book. I highly recommend it. The directions for the sushi rice are as perfect as I’ve ever seen, and the authors cover the art of rolling nori and shaping hand rolls and finger sushi wonderfully. There are some excellent recipes for the novice sushi eater (
This weekend I spoiled a few lucky friends with a fabulous array of sushi rolls. We started with a salad of Asian pears and greens, topped with wasabi vinaigrette. This was followed by a large platter of nori sushi rolls –
Making sushi is time-consuming and slightly labor-intensive, and you have to figure out where to track down all the various ingredients (if you’re like me that is and have never ventured into an Asian grocery) but it is well worth the time and effort for such a satisfying treat!