Can you use medium grain rice for sushi?

Can you use medium grain rice for sushi? In a pinch, we have all asked if medium grain rice can be used for sushi. Is using medium grain rice going to make your sushi fall apart? Rice is the foundation for sushi. Certain strains of rice can only be found in Japan after centuries of…


Vegan Black Metal Sushi

Yep, the Vegan Black Metal Chef is out with another video, and this time it’s one of my favorites, sushi! The language is definitely adult, so if you would rather avoid cursing, don’t watch the video, but The Chef actually has cooking skills and when it’s sushi, I can’t stay away.

How to Make Sushi at Home

I recently added a new section to the Sushi FAQ entitled How to Make Sushi at Home. It is a relatively detailed while hopefully easy to follow treatise on making sushi at home with tips, preparation ideas, and everything you need to know about, well… making sushi at home. The section is broken up into…


Uni Sushi 2 (AKA where to order sea urchins)

Faithful reader, Hayato, has asked me where to order uni (sea urchin), so I thought I’d post that information for all to see. While the company in Maine I originally ordered mine from a long time ago (as live sea urchins) isn’t around anymore (online at least) I have found another place for them. Since…


The Bar

I like sitting at the sushi bar at a restaurant. Tables are fine, but when I really want to get into things I sit at the bar. Omakase (chef’s choice) is much better when he is right in front of you, and even if you have your preferences, it’s always nice to watch it being…


6 Simple Tips For Sushi On a budget

If your desire for sushi is as strong as mine, but you are trying to keep costs down, recession friendly sushi isn’t that hard to find. While I could eat sushi every day, not only is it impractical, but I would quickly reduce my nest egg to a scramble. But I am usually able to…


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