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Looking for quality/value? Here are some of the best supermarkets on the French and Italian Rivera, including my 2 favourite online stores for Asian and British delicacies and ingredients! The South of France is full of charming farmers’ markets selling fresh local products beautifully arranged in their stalls. Now look closely at the prices: you might have been caught in… Read more →

Swordfish recipes roasted wheel

Swordfish Wheel

A swordfish wheel is easy to make and perfect for entertaining a large number of guests, a wheel will serve up to 8 people. Jump to Recipe This recipe is from my belated uncle Natale Zerbi who, as the oldest in the family, would often entertain all family members, more than 50 guests at times. My cousin Domenico, his son,… Read more →

Sushi: Do you want to know 3 secrets? Video

A sushi video step by step tutorial.

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Maki Uramaki sushi recipes
Maki and Uramaki Sushi Rolls Recipe
Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
4 hrs 20 mins
As our favourite Sushi is with plenty of salmon, I always prefer to make it at home.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Japanese
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 512 kcal
For the rice
  • 500 gr Sushi Rice
  • 1 cup Sushi Rice Vinegar Seasoning
  • 5 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 300 gr fresh salmon stored at -20 C for at least 7 days
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 scallion
  • Wasabi paste
  • 10 sheets Nori Seaweed
  • 45 gr sesame seeds as needed
To serve them with
  • Soy Sauce
  • Sushi Ginger
  1. Wash your sushi rice until the water is clear
    wash sushi rice
  2. Put the rice in a pan, add water (about 2 cm above the rice) and cover. There should be enough water to steam boil, but not too much. If too little, the water evaporates completely, and the rice will burn.
  3. Boil for 5 minutes, Simmer for 12 minutes, Let it rest covered for 10 minutes Do not open the pan while cooking as the steam will evaporate.
  4. In a small pan heat up the rice vinagre to dissolve the sugar and the salt
  5. Add the syrup to the rice. Mix and let it cool down completely. Best if rested for 1/2 day
  1. Cut the salmon in small slices with a sharp knife
  2. Cut the avocado in slices and the scallion in strings
  1. Position your sushi mat and take your first sheet of Nori
  2. Shining part down and cut traces perpendicular to the mat sticks
  3. To spread the rice over the Nori keep your hands wet so the rice doesn't stick to your fingers
  4. To make a thin layer of rice, lay a cling film over the rice and
  5. roll it flat with a rolling pin
  1. With your finger, spread some wasabi along the edge of the rice
  2. Lay over the wasabi line the salmon, the avocado and the scallion strings
  1. Starting from the side with the filling
  2. keeping it tight with the mat
  3. Lift the mat
  4. Slice with a VERY sharp knife
  5. Maki Sushi Rolls
MAKING: Uramaki Sushi
  1. Next Nori sheet
  2. This time turn it up-side down
  3. Lay your filling over the Nori
  4. and roll
  5. remove the cling film
  6. Spread the sesames seeds over a tray
  7. and roll
  8. repeat - slice
  9. Uramaki Sushi
  10. Enjoy a homemade Sushi with plenty of salmon
Recipe Notes

Calories 512 calories per serving
Fat 12 gr per serving
Carbohydrates 79 gr per serving
Proteins 20 gr per serving
Sugar 39 gr per serving
Sodium 2927 mg per serving

Nutritional information is provided for general purpose only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely
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