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Sushi for dinner! Who else? | Tips for making maki and nigiri

 

California maki, Avocado maki and Unagi nigiri

California maki, Avocado maki and Unagi nigiri

Did I mention that sushi is one of my favorite? These little adorable delicious cute things just topped my favorite list for many years now and I am still hooked on as before. If you want some real good sushi here in Amsterdam (Kaiko still my favorite), be prepared to pay some extra money for it.

In order to be more friendly to my wallet, I make sushi at home. It will take some time, but for sure I know you will love it. After all, homemade food just tastes better. Don’t you think?

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Kimbap

K-FOOD | Kimbap (Korean seaweed roll)

KOREAN SUSHI – When making kimbap or sushi at home, there is no exact science to it compared to baking.  Ingredients for a cake that is not measured correctly equals to failure. It is a total different story when it comes to making kimbap or sushi. As long as you got the rice good, you are already half way of making a delicious seaweed roll, in this case kimbap. Oh and for the perfect rice do invest in a rice cooker. It really saves you a lot of time! Continue reading

Asian dining experience | boiling, grilling and seeing

‘Neatly sitting at your table, looking at your shiny cutlery placed on a nicely folded white towel and waiting for your ordered 3-course meal.’
This is as many of you may recall an ordinary dining out experience, but there is more in the dining scene. Let me share some of my dining experience that I really love.

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Monster sushi Hong Kong | Food Journey

When I was in Hong Kong, sushi was one of the types of food that I have eaten the most. So it took me a while to organize all the sushi photos. This is the first batch: sushi @ Monster sushi. Located in Langham Place (Mong Kok) with the longest indoor escalator in Hong Kong I believe. The sushi weren’t monstrous big, but monstrous good-looking so I had to eat them ;)

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Turn, fold & twist | Temari sushi (sushi balls)

Sushi is like art on a plate and temari sushi is the kawaii (cute) version, if you ask me.  Temari sushi is a small ball-like sushi that you can easily make at home. And if you are throwing a little party then I am sure it would impress your guests ;) Not recommended if you don’t have much time to prepare your food, it takes quite a bit of time to make these. Especially if you are planning to use different kind of fish and/or toppings.

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