Learn to make sushi at home with lessons from the masters.
Nick Sakagami, the only person outside of Japan to earn the designation osakana meister, introduces the fundamentals of sushi , starting with the fish. Photography from Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market offers an inside look at where most of our tuna comes from, and a deep dive into the tools , techniques , and etiquette of sushi ensure you'll never look at a California roll the same way again.
Expert recipes from Sakagami's favorite international sushi chefs and clients include variations of: Maki Sashimi Nigiri Onigiri (rice balls) Sushi Master also includes recipes for traditional Japanese soups , including two different types of miso, plus appetizers like tsukemono (Japanese pickles), shishito pepper, and spicy scallop carpaccio. Once you've mastered the staples, you can move on to advanced techniques , such as searing, marinating, aging, and adding garnishes. This comprehensive guide also includes tips on sourcing your ingredients and best practices for sustainability .
Sushi Master is your definitive guide to mastering the art of sushi.