Cooking Tips

How to Roll Sushi with the Help of Bamboo Mats 

Sushi rolls are one of the delicacies that are enjoyed all over the world. Moreover, with sushi, you get the taste of the authentic Japanese culture and their tradition and food as well. Sushi is acknowledged as makizushi in Japan. However, knowing them how to roll sushi with a bamboo mat is vital. It is often considered an art of roll sushi rolls perfectly in Japan and it could sometime take years. 

Your imagination and the way you master your skill is vital in making sure that you can provide and come up with some great sushi rolls. However, it becomes easier when you have the right tools to work with. And one such tool would be the bamboo mat. This is a vital component in the art of rolling sushi. 

If you do not want to go to restaurants and have decided to make lots of sushi at home, then getting the right tools is vital. No matter what you use, rolling them nicely becomes a lot easier when you go through these steps of how to use a bamboo mat

Putting a Plastic Wrap On Top Of the Mat: 

When you are using a bamboo mat, you could as an option add a plastic wrap. It helps in locking the moisture of the race and makes wrapping a lot easier. Also, it would keep the mat clean. Make sure that when you are placing the seaweed, make sure the rough side stays up. The seaweed is called nori and is traditionally always used when it comes to making sushi rolls. 

Spreading the Rice: 

After the above step, you have to spread the rice over the nori. But keep in mind that you keep some space between the top and the bottom of the nori. Place the ingredients you have chosen to put on the rice. Moreover, you should always put them halfway between the top and also the bottom of the seaweed. Place the thumb underside of the bamboo mat. And then you should keep in mind to lift the edge of the mat and the filling.

Curve the Rest of the Way: 

Tenderly curve the rest of it with your fingers and gently press over the extent of the ‘log.’ This motion helps in pressing the rice and the filling together. Roll the sushi until you have rolled the whole of it. 

Bamboo mats are affordable and you would be able to find it easily as well.