Author(s): Ken Kawasumi
Entertain your friends and family with sushi that looks as fantastic as it tastes!
As the world's appetite for Japanese sushi continues to skyrocket, the Sushi Art Cookbook introduces readers to the art of creating sushi that looks as fantastic as it tastes! Author Ken Kawasumi—principal lecturer at the Japanese Sushi Institute—is the pioneering chef behind Kazari Maki Sushi. The designs revealed by slicing the sushi logs into delicious morsels can be understated or refined, expressive or playful—whatever suits the occasion!
A sushi cookbook like no other, this guide to decorative Kazari Maki Sushi includes:
"Everything your customers need to know is provided in well-organized form, from basic ingredients to basic tools and techniques to instructions for arranging sushi on serving platters. Great ideas for special occasions or just to impress friends!" --Retailing Insight "Sushi Art Cookbook is a joy for connoisseurs to browse, and a "must-have" for anyone interested in trying their hand at creating sushi! Highly recommended." --Midwest Book Review "This fun and instructive guide from Kawasumi, one of Japan's most highly acclaimed sushi chefs and a principal lecturer at the Japanese Sushi Institute, teaches home cooks to create exquisite maki and sushi that are almost too striking to eat ... Kawasumi has provided an excellent guide that's perfect for those looking to step up their sushi game." --Publishers Weekly
Ken Kawasumi has poineered the craft of decorative sushi for decades, honing his craft at a young age, training in various top sushi restaurants and developing his own maki techniques. He has won numerous national sushi competitions and served as instructor for Sushi Kawasumi in Kanagawa and Yokohama for several years before becoming principal lecturer at the Japanese Sushi Institute (Tokyo, Tsukiji). He is the founder of the decorative Kazari Maki Sushi movement in Japan.