Archive for the ‘sushi innovation’ Category

Thanksgiving Sushi

OK I know it’s not really an American tradition to eat sushi on Thanksgiving. But for all those sushi lovers – you’re probably going to get tired of eating turkey sandwiches at some point right? Well what better to do with your leftovers than make some nice sushi rolls! Here’s a recipe from Lil Sugar […]

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Economics of Lionfish Sushi

Let’s talk dollars and common sense. If a sushi restaurant or two will start selling lionfish, and customers order it, all bets are off. Any steady demand that can be created will tempt local fishing operators to tap into this small but growing niche market. They’re abundant, and there’s little in the way of competition […]

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Sushi Hacking 101: how to create a masterpiece!

The right way to create a new roll? Pick a main flavor profile, even if it’s not seafood. OK, of course it’s seafood. If you’re serving rolls with cream cheese you’re probably not creative enough to use other non-traditional combinations of ingredients! Now pick a complementary ingredient. There are plenty of classic matches with veggies, […]

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Deconstructing Sushi Pizza

Why does nobody do this well? Someone correct me is I’m wrong, but I’ve not only never encountered a great sushi pizza, but never heard of anyone else discovering one either. Is the idea inherently flawed? I say no. We live in an age of cooking with nitrogen, pre-fab custom food printing and faux-nagi. Why […]

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Sushi Pizza Theory – the Crust

Crust is the foundation of pizza. It starts with making dough from carefully selected glutenous flour. The dough is proofed, stretched out and baked with toppings. It’s the substrate for the real flavor stars on top. It’s also the firmest texture, assuming you didn’t burn some toppings. For sushi anything, sushi rice is the starch, […]

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Sushi Pizza Hacking – the Sauce

Is tuna the consensus choice for the main ingredient? Is that true solely because of the color? No sauce allowed? I can’t imagine the rationale for this unless it’s a sentimental yearning for a red color below the toppings. But let’s go with it, and hopefully we can revisit this at some future time. Pizza […]

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