Sushi (9780794608262)

Current Stock:
Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd.
Hardcover, Jacketed
Date Published:
30 recipes; 60 color photos
Number of Pages:
Trim Size:
9 X 9 1/2

Sushi is not only tasty, but incredibly healthy, as it's low in fat and high in essential vitamins and minerals. While it may seem intimidating, sushi is surprisingly simple to make at home—and this book shows you how! From traditional hand-rolls to poke bowls, this sushi cookbook will show you how to make 30 of these elegant dishes with ease.

Step-by-step instructions and color photographs show how to make a variety of sushi and sashimi. Readers will also find information on the history and the health 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.

The 30 sushi recipes in this book 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 home cooks.

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.