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Do you make sushi at home?

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sasha1 | | May 10, 2007 03:17 PM

We tried it once, many years ago. Bought a bamboo mat, bought some nori, did the vinegared rice. I don't recall what we filled the rolls with. I do remember it was very blah and we haven't tried to repeat the experiment since. I think we found the nori too chewy/leathery compared to going out.

Well, I'm thinking of trying again, as I live just outside a city and the closest good sushi is about a 35 minute drive under best conditions.

So a couple of question:
1. what have you done well?
2. what has turned out poorly despite best intentions?
3. recommendations for brand of rice and nori
4. I've seen tuna sold as sushi grade. I don't believe I've ever seen any other fish labeled similarly. So how do you know the fish you're buying is good enough to eat raw? No, I don't have a relationship with my fish monger. In fact, I don't have a fishmonger. Needs to be plan B.

Thanks all!

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