Sushi (Hardcover with Jacket)

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$18.95
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SKU:
9789625934600
Publisher:
Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd.
ISBN:
9789625934600
Format:
Hardcover, Jacketed
Date Published:
03/15/1999
Illustrations:
30 recipes; 60 color photos
Number of Pages:
112
Trim Size:
9 X 9 1/2

An art form in Japan, sushi is not only beautifully presented but healthy and delicious.

Fresh and delicious, sushi is one of the healthiest foods you can eat, as it's low in fat and high in essential vitamins and minerals. Aesthetically pleasing, sushi is also surprisingly simple to make. From traditional hand-rolled sushi to the modern sushi in a bowl, this sushi cookbook will show you how to make these elegant dishes with ease.

Step-by-step instructions and photographs show how to make a variety of sushi and sashimi. Also found in Sushi is information on the history and the healthy benefits of Japanese sushi, as well as directions on using sushi-making tools, making perfect sushi rice, how to cut vegetables and decorations, and selecting fresh fish.

Sushi recipes include:
  • Nigiri
  • Vegetable Sushi
  • Sushi in a Bowl
  • California Rolls
  • Thin Rolls
All the recipes in Sushi are easy to follow and are suitable for both beginners and experienced cooks. Filled with elegant and stylish photographs, this sushi book is a must for your collection.

About the Author:
Ryuichi Yoshii was born in Nagasaki in southern Japan. His father was a traditional Japanese chef who taught Ryuichi to appreciate fine food. Ryuichi trained to be a sushi chef in Tokyo before moving to Australia in 1993 with his wife, Virginia. He recently opened his own restaurant in Sydney's Darling Harbour and is well known and respected in Sydney for his creative sushi and adventurous cooking style.

Virginia Yoshii, who assisted with the writing of this book, has taught English in Japan and has worked as a technical writer for restaurants and sushi bars.