February 10 @Nobu’s Japanese Restauarnt

February 10, 2013 (5:00 pm) at Nobu’s Japanese Restaurant                

Number of participants: 15

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Menu

Drink: Chef’s choice with one free drink

Appetizer: Agedashitofu (揚げだし豆腐)

Main:

Nigiri にぎり: maguro (まぐろ tuna), sake (さけ salmon), ikura (イクラ salmon roe), hirame (ヒラメ flounder), ika (イカ squid), ebi (えび  shrimp), hamachi (はまち yellow tail)

Roll 巻き: California roll and Spicy tuna roll

Miso soup

Dessert: Ice cream (green tea or red bean) or Fruit jelly

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Nigiri (にぎり or 握り寿司) means “hand-formed sushi” consisting of sushi rice that the chef presses into a small rectangular shape in the palms of the hands, usually with a bit of wasabi (Japanese horseradish) and a slice of fish placed over it.

Roll 巻きor Makizushi (巻寿司 ) is a cylindrical piece, formed with the help of a bamboo mat (called a makisu 巻簾).  Makizushi is generally wrapped in nori (焼きのり seaweed). Ii is usually cut into six or eight pieces.

 

鉄火巻き  Tuna Roll

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Nigiri

 

Striped Jack (シマアジ)

According to the Tsukiji Seafood Express Projects, Striped Jack (シマアジ) is the most luxurious type of aji (horse mackerel family).

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Roll or makizushi


Nori (seaweed)