Category: Maki Recipes

Maki sushi is probably the most well known type of sushi in the U.S. It consists of a layer of nori surrounding a layer of rice surrounding the fillings in the middle, all rolled into a cylinder and then cut into several smaller slices. The most well known type of maki sushi is the California Roll.

New Zealand Roll

<span class="bigPic"> <img src="http://img.fridgg.com/550w_18640000_75___c1.staticflickr.com/103/282013132_19b52f6559_o.jpg" alt="New Zealand Roll" /> </span> <p>The New Zealand Roll is similar to the <a href="http://sushiday.com/archives/2006/10/31/california-roll/">California Roll</a>. The only differences are that the roll is made with the <a href="http://sushiday.com/archives/2006/10/21/sumeshi/">sumeshi</a> on the outside and covered with <a href="http://sushiday.com/glossary#kiwi">kiwifruit</a> slices. </p>

California Roll

<span class="bigPic"> <img src="http://img.fridgg.com/550w_18640000_75___c1.staticflickr.com/106/282006099_4d406dd06c_o.jpg" alt="California rolls" /> </span> <p>California Rolls are the most popular and most well known sushi rolls in the United States. The California Roll isn't exactly a traditional roll, but I am by no means a sushi traditionalist - I love them!</p>

Kappa Maki

Kappa Maki

This is by far the easiest sushi roll to make. Not only is it vegetarian, it is also vegan, so just about anyone can eat it! Makes 6 rolls, or 36-48 pieces. Ingredients 6 sheets of nori 3 cups of sumeshi 1 medium cucumber Cooking Directions Cook sushi rice. Wash cucumber thoroughly. If desired, peel

How to Roll Maki Sushi

<span class="bigPic"> <img src="http://img.fridgg.com/550w_18640000_75___c1.staticflickr.com/107/282013138_2e733663b0_o.jpg" alt="Placing the fillings on the nori" /> </span> <p>It takes a bit of practice to roll sushi perfectly, so don't worry if you don't get it right on the first try. (I sure didn't!) Just keep trying, and keep in mind - even if they don't look great, they are still edible! Mistakes taste just as good as perfectly rolled sushi.

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