The Encyclopedia of Sushi Rolls

The Encyclopedia of Sushi Rolls

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The full-colour compendium of over 180 sushi roll recipes includes step-by-step instructions to make everyone's favourite sushi bar staples, new style of sushi with Western ingredients, and eye-popping decorative creations. All types of rolled sushi are covered in detail;27 large rolls (futomaki), 26 small rolls (hosomaki), 3 floral shapes made from multiple rolls, 28 hand rolls (temki), 12 inside-out rolls (uramaki, including the popular Californian Roll), 85 decorative rolls (kazarimaki, including flowers, animals, landscapes, letters of alphabet). This book is written for beginners and sushi experts alike. Beginners will welcome the clear, full illustrated instructions on finding the proper equipment, cooking the rice, choosing the nori, and rolling perfect rolls every time. More advanced sushi cooks will enjoy the inventive decorative rolls - the author's own technique - and the surprising flavour combinations. All readers will treasure the beautiful illustrations and the special tips on how to fix common sushi rolling more

Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 213.36 x 259.08 x 22.86mm | 929.86g
  • Japan Publications Trading Co
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • English
  • colour photos
  • 4889960767
  • 9784889960761
  • 503,164

About Ken Kawasumi

Born in 1956 in Kamakura, KEN KAWASUMI began his sushi career at the age of sixteen at top sushi bars in Kamakura. He soon began developing his own style of decorative sushi and went on to win the Tokyo Television TV Champion Third and Fourth Annual Awards, the Championship of the National Professional Nigiri Competition, and top honors at the National Sushi Awards. Currently, he operates his own sushi bar in Yokohama (Sushisho Kawasumi) and teaches sushi classes at many schools. He is the author of Sushi for Parties (Graph-sha/Japan Publications, 1996).show more