Cucumber-Wrapped Rolls

Cucumber-Wrapped Rolls

In sushi school, one of the skills we worked on daily was learning to cut vegetables into long, thin continuous sheets that could be used as wrappers. It requires a special kind of knife as well as a special kind of patience. These cucumber-wrapped rolls offer a...
Ginger Beet Rolls

Ginger Beet Rolls

Tossing a bit of grated beet with the sushi rice gives it a pleasant pink hue and prevents your rolls from looking as if they are bleeding. Regardless of the type of beet you use, be sure to mix some of it with your sushi rice before making the rolls for the best...
Spicy Tofu Rolls

Spicy Tofu Rolls

Many sushi bars like to add spicy mayonnaise to their fillings, but I prefer to add it to the tops of rolls, where it stays tidy. Adding it to the mix makes things messy, as the mayonnaise often oozes out the sides during the rolling process. Rice Prep Time: Up to 1½...
Butternut Squash Rolls

Butternut Squash Rolls

Creamy butternut squash pairs well with sweet and spicy crystallized ginger. If, like me, you’re particularly fond of crystallized ginger, provide some on the side in place of pickled ginger as a palate cleanser. Rice Prep Time: Up to 1½ hoursSushi Prep Time: 30...