<p>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
So now that you know how to make oshizushi, it's time to make some! You can use most ingredients in oshizushi, although squishier ingredients work better since they can compress very nicely. Here are some of the creations we tried...
Oshizushi is a type of sushi that uses a small wooden box to press the sushi into little rectangles. It's a lot of fun to press the sushi, especially since there are so many different combinations you can make (As you can see, we went a little overboard ;) ).
<span class="bigPic"> <img src="http://img.fridgg.com/550w_18640000_75___c1.staticflickr.com/143/318153490_72530cf426_o.jpg" alt="Fried Rice Inari-Zushi" /> </span> <p>This is a more complicated take on plain <a href="http://sushiday.com/archives/2006/11/11/inari-zushi/">inari sushi</a>.</p>
Tamago is the Japanese name for a sweet egg omelet. This omelet can be used in maki and on nigiri sushi. The only problem is that the tamago is so good that once you try some, there might not be any left to make sushi with! This isn’t exactly a traditional recipe. Instead, this is
<span class="bigPic"> <img src="http://img.fridgg.com/550w_18640000_75___c1.staticflickr.com/102/294376933_3dc6ae5963_o.jpg" alt="Inari-zushi, topped with tamago and green onion" /> </span> <p>Inari-zushi is a packet of fried bean curd, filled with rice. It tastes better than it sounds, I swear! :) This was the only type of sushi that I ate all throughout my childhood, up until I was a teenager. Children generally love inari-zushi, as can be seen by the abundance of names that kids have for them. A