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Cha-Shu SushiPosted on June 30th, 2007 · 18 Comments »

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cha-shu-sushi

I grew up with my mom making cha-shu. She would make a big batch for dinner one night and we would eat it with ramen, and then eat it in sandwiches the rest of the week.

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horse-sushi-anyone

“Sushi made with deer meat, anyone? How about a slice of raw horse on that rice?” This morning Martin Fackler wrote an article for the New York Times (Waiter, There’s Deer in My Sushi) concerning the shortage of the high quality tuna used for sushi.

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inari-con-gambas-al-ajillo

On Father’s Day, after I was finished making the sushi, my mom made tapas. My sister always requests them, because she went to Spain over spring break on a trip with some of her teachers and classmates from her high school.

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Hope everyone had a wonderful and relaxing Father’s Day!

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Spam MusubiPosted on June 13th, 2007 · 21 Comments »

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spam-musubi

Spam musubi isn’t exactly sushi, although it is very similar. It is a popular Hawaiian snack using spam, regular rice (not sumeshi), and nori. I find it to be really yummy and not too hard to make. The marinated/fried spam tastes almost like unagi, in an odd roundabout way, but trust me, it’s good! (Hehe that’s to all of you who turn your noses up at the idea of spam (the food) – it’s actually pretty good! Try it scrambled in eggs too 🙂 )

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Tropical MakiPosted on June 7th, 2007 · 13 Comments »

Maki Recipes

tropical-maki

A few weeks ago, Son got some pineapple from his mom. We like to use random ingredients like that when we get them, (since we don’t get pineapple very often), so we decided to use it in some sushi. Yum yum yum! If you have some pineapple, definitely try this one. Sweet, salty and refreshing, it’s a little bite of paradise.

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spicy-tuna-salad-roll

A while back in the comments for the Tuna Salad Sushi, Tanit suggested using Siracha hot sauce in the Tuna Salad sushi. We finally got around to trying it, and although I’m not so fond of it (I’m not a big fan of spicy things, although I am beginning to be able to tolerate wasabi 😉 ), Son loved it! If you like spicy like Son likes spicy, definitely try it!

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