Sushi

A Brazilian Feast and Monster Sushi Has Godzilla Rolls!

Well this isn't anything about cooking, just another New York story, but (a) it's always the silly season with me and (b) we'll have a shortage of serious content for a bit due to the holiday, so, without further ado, here goes....

The Sushi of the Future

This morning Angela made me sushi for breakfast. She cooked the rice in the rice cooker, mixed it with seasoned rice vinegar, mixed in some laver(edible dried seaweed), and topped it with a chopped avocado.

White Tuna: Delicious, But At What Cost?

From left to right: white tuna ceviche, white tuna sushi, seared maple-sesame white tuna, and strawberry-balsamic white tuna sushiFrom left to right: white tuna ceviche, white tuna sushi, seared maple-sesame white tuna

What's Wasabi?

Image by Dave BAlthough real wasabi is becoming more available, most sushi restaurants outside of Japan still serve up a paste made of horseradish, mustard, and green food coloring and call it wasabi. The truth is that real wasabi is not a type of horseradish. Rather it comes from a plant from a different genus entirely. While wasabi is part of the same family of plants as horseradish, that family (Brassicaceae) also includes mustard, broccoli, and cabbage.

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