Society is slowly but steadily veering away from its unhealthy habits. We have stopped being couch potatoes and started making necessary changes. From our exercising to our diet, mankind is making an effort to change. The daily grind steadily becomes our most common excuse regarding our lack of healthy choices; time is not enough and we rather not go through the hassle of a different routine. The struggle is against ourselves most of the time, but within us is the power to change all this. Just by walking 30 minutes per day and changing your diet a bit, you will notice changes within days. From sleeping better to not getting tired just by going up a couple of floors, the benefits are many. Starting with this blog we want to bring our readers a step by step guide into making your own sushi rolls.
The New Fast Food
Hailed by many as a modern day fast food, sushi is a fabulous choice for anybody thinking of changing their eating habits. A craft sometimes praised as art, preparing sushi is not a simple matter but with a little patience and practice, anyone can make their rolls. It takes years for master sushi chefs to perfect the craft, but having the right tools will highly increase your rolls. Following is a list of the essential equipment you will need to start making sushi in the comfort of your home.
Rice Cooker: Sushi rice is unique and cooking it in a regular pot or pan is extremely difficult. A rice cooker will always provide the same results without the constant stirring hassle.
Knives: The sharper the better. For cutting fish and the rolls, a long and sharp knife is recommended in order to avoid the sawing motion that can damage the fish’s quality.
Sushi rolling Mat and plastic wrap: A mat is a key tool in the preparation of the rolls and the plastic wrap will avoid the rice sticking to the mat.
Wooden Bowl and Spoon: If made of wood better since you will need them to mixing and “cutting” sushi rice and the wooden surface works better than plastic or metal.
Other utensils such as plates for display and presentation as well as sturdy cutting boards will make the whole enterprise that much more clean and orderly. Follow our blog for the rest of your guide to making sushi at home!