Month: June 2007

chashu roll

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. It wasn’t until I met Son that I ever heard it referred to by the Chinese name – char

inari con gambas al ajillo

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. She’s such the world traveller… plus she got to go to Kenya in middle

Spam Musubi

<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

tropical maki

Tropical Maki

<p>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.</p>

Spicy Tuna Salad Roll

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