Posts Tagged ‘nori’

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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Maido Japanese Rest – Doral, FL

Rating: Maido Japanese Rest 4267 NW 107th Avenue, Miami, FL 33137 Phone: 305-592-4002 Maido is a little Japanese Izakaya located in Doral, FL run by a pair of great chefs – Hiroshi and Genya. Genya spent many years working at Matsuri in nearby Coral Gables before the team opened up Maido Japanese Restaurant in the […]

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Making Sushi at Home, part 6: simple rolls

Enough preparation – let’s make some sushi! Sushi rolls are the best way to get started because they’re fun and easy and can be shared by groups of people. In Japan, simple vegetable rolls like the venerable cucumber roll are very common. These are rolled up half-sheets of nori, with rice on the inside, and […]

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Making Sushi at Home, part 2: shopping

OK so you’re ready to make sushi at home, let’s get some ingredients that we’ll need to make simple rolls. Sushi rice is an absolute requirement – if your store does not have it, try another, you cannot compromise on this. Buy online if you can’t find it. I like to buy the big bags […]

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