Wednesday 12 September 2018

Sushi making with Seiko

This week my good friend, Seiko,  from Japan paid us a visit and happened to be here at the same time as our cooking session. We changed our plans and have decided to make it a Japanese session with Sushi and Furoshiki making.

We had great fun and a delicious meal with sushi,and a vegetable soup.

To make the rice we use Sushi rice and added some Kombu in the rice cooker

for the vinegar we had
5 tbs Rice vinegar
3 tbs sugar
1 tbs salt

We made Kinshi Tamago (egg omelet)
3 eggs
1tbs Sugar
pinch of salt

For the Shitake Mushroom (5)
1 tbs sugar
1/2 tbs soy sauce
2 1/2 tbs dashi  (soaking liquid)

The soup we used vegetables from the garden (onion, broccoli stem, carrots, red pepper,  the left over mushroom soaking liquid and a stock cube for a little extra flavouring.

Whilst the soup was simmering we had a Furoshiki demonstration on how to make a shopping/handbag out of a square cloth.

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