Why doesn’t rice stick to a sushi chef’s hands?
One of the pleasures of sitting at the sushi counter is watching the sushi master work on his craft. He holds the stuffing between the index finger and thumb of his left hand while grasping the ball (rice with vinegar) with his right hand. He gently squeezes the ball and then in a smooth motion […]
How to cook rice for sushi?
The first thing to do is to determine the rice-to-water ratio. So, when cooking rice for sushi, the ideal ratio of rice to water should be 1:1 or 1:1.1 – by volume, not by weight (this is important!). This means that if you cook a cup of rice, you cook it with the same cup […]