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! This is (in comparison to some more traditional sushi) one of the milder rolls, which makes it great
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
<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.
<span class="bigPic"> <img src="http://img.fridgg.com/550w_18640000_75___c1.staticflickr.com/1/99/282038631_a41540337c_o.jpg" alt="Sushi rice in a wooden hangiri (a large, flat, round container)" /> </span> <p>Sumeshi, also known as sushi-meshi, is the Japanese term for the sushi rice. Sumeshi is used in sushi, giving it a light but distinct flavor. </p>