ingredients for making sushi

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ingredients for making sushi

Postby pink_daisy » Fri Jul 23, 2010 9:14 am

hi all,

may i noe where to get the ingredients for making sushi? wld like to get the bean curd puff...the scallop n octopus...pls advice... (preferably in western sg) many tx.

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Postby Anna Ng » Fri Jul 23, 2010 9:32 am

Hi! May i know how to make a good sushi, i always failed as the rice always sticky

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Postby pokemon » Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:41 pm

Anna Ng wrote:Hi! May i know how to make a good sushi, i always failed as the rice always sticky


just reduced the amount of water when cooking,rice should be less sticky. sometimes it has to depend how long the rice has been harvested, if its 'old' rice, need more water otherwise normal amount will do.

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Re: ingredients for making sushi

Postby pokemon » Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:45 pm

pink_daisy wrote:hi all,

may i noe where to get the ingredients for making sushi? wld like to get the bean curd puff...the scallop n octopus...pls advice... (preferably in western sg) many tx.


some ntuc has a jap section or ntuc finest. Otherwise, Meidya (jap supermarket) at liang court or isetan supermarket.

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Postby lklow » Wed Jul 28, 2010 11:27 pm

Anna Ng wrote:Hi! May i know how to make a good sushi, i always failed as the rice always sticky


Hi Anna,

Maybe you can take a look at this post: http://food-4tots.com/2008/11/28/sushi-rolls/. Hope it helps. ;)

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Postby verykiasu2010 » Thu Jul 29, 2010 12:44 am

pokemon wrote:
Anna Ng wrote:Hi! May i know how to make a good sushi, i always failed as the rice always sticky


just reduced the amount of water when cooking,rice should be less sticky. sometimes it has to depend how long the rice has been harvested, if its 'old' rice, need more water otherwise normal amount will do.


you can also try using the glutinous rice, don't soak too long, and microwave it instead

don't forget the vinegar
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Postby Cheval » Fri Aug 20, 2010 1:14 pm

pokemon wrote:
Anna Ng wrote:Hi! May i know how to make a good sushi, i always failed as the rice always sticky


just reduced the amount of water when cooking,rice should be less sticky. sometimes it has to depend how long the rice has been harvested, if its 'old' rice, need more water otherwise normal amount will do.


Vinegar is important to make rice less sticky.

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Postby verykiasu2010 » Fri Aug 20, 2010 1:18 pm

Cheval wrote:
pokemon wrote:
Anna Ng wrote:Hi! May i know how to make a good sushi, i always failed as the rice always sticky


just reduced the amount of water when cooking,rice should be less sticky. sometimes it has to depend how long the rice has been harvested, if its 'old' rice, need more water otherwise normal amount will do.


Vinegar is important to make rice less sticky.


both Cold Storage and NTUC has the specific vinegar meant for making sushi
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Postby Blobbi » Mon Aug 23, 2010 10:18 am

No need to use glutinous rice (my humble experience). Just use the regular short grain rice that the Japanese use. Use the amount of water they advice, and add that sushi vinegar that most of the supermarkets sell. It's usually in the Japanese section. They even sell sushi vinegar powder (same section, in a box) if you're worried abut pouring liquid into rice that already seems too wet to you.

But the entire rice IS rather sticky - that's why it clumps so well. Daiso sells these little plastic rice scoop (looks like a small paddle) that are miraculously non sticky to rice (must be some non-electromagnetic/zero static type of plastic). The surface is bumpy as well, not flat. It's really worthwhile getting if you happen to be in the area. After that, you will surely make sushi more than once, so it'll be worth the $1.99 you would have paid.
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