Make delicious traditional Japanese sushi.


  • japanese rice
  • sushi vinegar
  • tuna (sliced)
  • cucumber
  • pickled ginger
  • wasabi


  • Cook Japanese rice, spread sushi vinegar over the cooked rice. (This preparation will take approx 1.5 h)
  • Prepare Tuna and cucumber. (This preparation will take approx 1h)
  • Wet your hands thoroughly with tezu (vinegared water).
  • Place the topping over the fingers of your left hand.
  • Pick up the correct amount of sushi rice using your right hand, and hold it in the palm of your hand.
  • Holding the rice with your other three fingers, use the index finger of your right hand to smear a small amount of wasabi on the topping.
  • Place the ball of rice on the topping.
  • Press the rice lightly with the thumb of your left hand.
  • Still holding the sushi with the thumb of your left hand, press together the two sides of the sushi, using the thumb and index finger of your right hand.
  • Cupping the sushi in the fingers of your left hand, use the first two fingers if your right hand to flatten the base.
  • Flip the sushi over carefully in your left hand, so that the topping is uppermost.
  • Use the fingers of your right hand to give the sushi a final shaping

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