Preparing Brown Sushi Rice

Preparing Brown Sushi Rice

How do you make brown sushi rice to replace ordinary white sushi rice?
Brown sushi rice has a slightly nutty flavor compared to white sushi rice, yet provides added nutritional value.  Once you learn how to make brown sushi rice, as described in the recipe below, you will see it is well worth the extra effort.

Mark Bittman’s book How to Cook Everything is one of my go-to references when I begin searching for a recipe. It’s amazing the wonderful variety and depth of choices to be found in this essential book. Mark Bittman often presents a classic recipe yet will also suggest other ways to m…

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Inspiring Cookbook Writers

Inspiring Cookbook Writers

Which cookbook writers inspire me?

Cookbooks can inspire us, especially when the writer uses a voice that is personal, interesting and informative. Like many foodies, I have a collection of cookbooks and am happy to acquire more as a gift (hint hint) or on a whim for myself. I try to have books covering different cuisines from around the world, hopefully from people who know the region intimately.

Looking back, there are definitely certain cookbook writers who have inspired me. The first who comes to mind is Nigel Slater from the United Kingdom. More than 10 years ago I received h…

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