Sushi is the original dish from Japan made with cooked vinegar rice mixed with various ingredients as raw fish, seafood or vegetables. Accompanied with pickled ginger, wasabi and soy sauce. Some people prefer sushi with fillings, toppings, and condiments.
Sushi is rising its global popularity and becoming one of the global convenience food choices of abroad thus you can get to see many sushi restaurants in the world. If you go to exclusive sushi restaurants, you get to see the machine with which they prepare and serve a very fresh and good quality of over 50 varieties of sushi dishes.
Rolls are the most common way to enjoy sushi. The three basic techniques to roll sushi types are: –
- Uramaki (inside out roll)
- Hosomaki (skinny roll)
- Futomaki (fat roll)
Each sushi bar has its own rendition of rolls and has the right to change the ingredients. Before embarking to make sushi, one must make sure to have these tools available:
- Bamboo sushi mat or Makisu
- Sharp knife
- Cutting board
- A bowl of water
- Nori(seaweed)- Whole sheets
Some of the 5 famous delicacies of Sushi are as follows:-
Dragon Sushi Roll
The main ingredients of Dragon sushi consist of Eel, Crab, Avocado or Cucumber. While the base roll may differ depending on the store, the main ingredient will be of eel. Some of the restaurants serve and decorate it with a look of an actual dragon.
Some even use their imagination to create dragon eyes from tobiko, and dragon antennas from carrot sticks. Dragon Sushi Roll is best served with teriyaki sauce on top, and soy sauce aside. People prefer it because Eel is actually very rich in iron and vitamins, which combines it with health and taste.
California Sushi Roll
The most famous sushi roll of all or the father of all sushi’s, the California sushi roll is perfect for those who don’t care much for raw fish. The main ingredient is imitation crab sticks, avocado, and cucumber wrapped uramaki style. Formerly called the Tojo sushi roll, it is amazingly delicious because of the avocado as its creaminess surprisingly goes well with rice. With a popular delicacy of Australia, the price of this California Sushi Roll is always reasonable in any restaurant.
Spicy Tuna Sushi Roll
Surpassing the California sushi roll this Spicy Tuna Sushi Roll has a good flavour and texture which consists of ingredients like Tuna, Mayo, Chili sauce and Nori. The minced tuna mixed with various seasonings like mayo and spicy oil to make that a hot flavor and then wrapped with uramaki inside out style with cucumber.
In some of the restaurants, the exterior of Sushi is also sprinkled with roasted sesame seeds, so even sushi lovers that typically don’t eat rolls are a fan of this.
Caterpillar Sushi Roll
If you happen to be an avocado lover then this Caterpillar Sushi Roll will give you enough of spice for your taste buds. Typically consisting of the base of eel and cucumber the Sushi topped with sheets of avocado and eel sauce made of egg. Rolls are made easily with the help of the sushi machine giving some authentic taste and a pleasant colourful roll that gives a richer dining experience.
Spider Sushi Roll
The most popular Sushi Roll is the Spider Roll. Wrapped with a crispness of the deep-fried soft-shelled crab and accompanied by the avocado, lettuce or cucumber to complement the roll. It is a great combination that adds texture and flavour to the roll. This Sushi Roll is covered in uramaki style but in a futomaki, a technique to keep the fried soft-shell crab crispy and juicy. It is best served with spicy Mayo sauce.