Easter Sushi

My mom is currently obsessed with making sushi. Before I went home from Manila to Zamboanga City, she specifically asked me to buy her nori (roasted seaweed) because it was readily available in our home town. The day after I arrived, she set out to make her sushi. It’s only her third try she claims so she hasn’t perfected the craft yet.

Me being a sushi lover, I enjoyed consuming all of her test batches.

Everything starts with nori on a makisu / sushi mat. Rub a layer of Japanese mayo on top and spread a layer of rice on top. The rice to use of course is the sticky, Japanese kind so it doesn’t fall apart. There’s a special way of cooking the rice too, by adding the perfect blend of vinegar and sugar.

The thing I love about sushi is that it’s so easy to make. You can use any ingredient you want. For use, we used ripe mangoes, cucumber, and kani (synthetic crab meat).

When you’ve got everything set, all you have to do is roll it up then chop it. πŸ™‚

Then tada – sushi for breakfast, dinner, and lunch! It’s perfect for an Easter picnic too, don’t you think?

We’re off to a resort today to go for a swim and have a family picnic. I can’t wait to bask in the sun while dipping into a pool! This is summer! πŸ™‚

How about you? What are your plans for easter? πŸ˜€

27 thoughts on “Easter Sushi

    1. No, my mom bought it from her friend, I think πŸ˜€ That’s how she got addicted. Her friend encouraged her to try then she got obsessed with trying haha


  1. got to eat sushi when rhea brought some at school. yummy! πŸ™‚ we went to mass in the morning and ate bfast at jollibee and now we’re staying at home and later i’ll go to a bday party. haha. πŸ˜€


  2. Yummy I love sushi too but not the sushi with wasabe on it . I can’t take the electric feeling on my head when I eat wasabe, this kind of sushi looks like Korean gimbap..


    1. Cali maki is like the sushi above except that it isn’t wrapped with nori. It has fish roe instead πŸ˜€


  3. Wow!! Looks delish! I’m not really a fan of sushi, but everytime I see one, it never fails to make me feel that it is yummy (altho i don’t find it that way… err.)


  4. i love sushi! naalala ko tuloy the other month, almost every week ako nag ja-japanese food. gusto ko tuloy mag eat-all-you-can ng jap food.
    pero right now, i hope to make this sa bahay. πŸ™‚

    Happy Easter, Ate Mich =)


  5. I am a big fan of sushi! I’ve actually made sushi before, about 3x na rin and I can definitely say that I’m quite good at it.. hahaha.. And since your post made me crave so badly, I’m gonna make sushi tomorrow! πŸ˜€


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