Easy to eat, gorgeous to look at, and healthy, too—it's no wonder sushi is one of the world's favorite foods. This book shows you the simple techniques used to make kawaii decorative sushi that will delight everyone who sees them!
Renowned Japanese sushi chef Ken Kawasumi has assembled 55 super-cute sushi recipes, including:
- Adorable animals, including turtles, monkeys, swans, pandas and dolphins
- Fabulous flowers, including cherry blossom, hibiscus and chrysanthemum
- Colorful rolls that look like watermelon slices, ice cream sundaes and Japanese dolls
- Stunning sushi rice-bowl art, including a breathtaking landscape of Mount Fuji
Each recipe has detailed step-by-step instructions with photographs showing the individual stages, assembly techniques and the finished dish. There is also a comprehensive guide to basic sushi rice preparation, rolling techniques and handling seafood safely. The glossary sorts the sushi creations by color, allowing you to easily plan your theme and color-coordinate your party.
If you're looking for a cute and crafty way to liven up a special occasion and impress your guests, look no further!
Ken Kawasumi began honing his craft at the age of sixteen, training in various top sushi restaurants and developing his own techniques.
He has won numerous national sushi competitions and served as instructor for "Sushi Kawasumi" in Kanagawa and Yokohama for several years before becoming principal lecturer at the Japanese Sushi Institute (Tokyo, Tsukiji).
He is the founder of the decorative "Kazari Maki Sushi" movement in Japan and author of Sushi Art Cookbook.