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Home of the Brave Sushi Roll with Brown Gravy Dipping Sauce

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I love leftovers.  Most people don’t, but I find it to be a great opportunity to breathe new life into already-made dishes.  I mean shoot,  all the hard work is already done!  The components are just waiting for your creative mind.  This is a result of my creative mind. :)  I giggled the whole time I took the photos.  I mean, it looked delicious, it tasted delicious, I guess the thought of a savory home-prepared meal stuffed into a nori roll and then dipping it in soy sauce brown gravy… just struck my funny bone.   And in this home we are brave enough to feed this to a true sushi lover… well, they just might wrinkle their nose or then again, maybe not.

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I used a fun little gadget that I bought ooooh…. 5 years ago but never used.  It was lost in one of those lazy-susan-twilight-zone- cabinets.  Your smiling… you have one of those too, don’t you?  Anyway, I found it!  It is called Sushezi.  I have rolled a few nori rolls in my day but I have to tell you that this was so easy and fun to use, that I have vowed to never put it back in the lazy-susan-twilight-zone-cabinet!

You don’t have to own one of this by any means in order to make sushi rolls.  I sort of liken it to the spiralizer.  You don’t have to own one to make zucchini noodles, you can use a potato peeler, but a spiralizer is just so much more fun and easy for kids to use too.  This is the same.  If you have little ones,  having them roll a conventional sushi rolls could be challenging for their little paws. But this… they can do!  美味しい!!  ( that is suppose to be delicious in Japanese.  I hope Google translate didn’t let me down. haha)

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10 thoughts on “Home of the Brave Sushi Roll with Brown Gravy Dipping Sauce

  1. amy schmidt says:

    I love to make nori rolls…often as lunch with sprouts, cultured sauerkraut, red bell pepper matchsticks and avocodo. Just looking at a recipe using mandolined radishes, micro green and avocado….must try soon. I have never seen one of sushezi…..I understand why it was in the twilight zone!

    • amie-sue says:

      Hello Amy,

      We enjoy nori rolls too. They are so forgiving and you can use about anything for a filling. :) Of course a person doesn’t need the sushezi to make them, it just makes it so easy. Specially for those who have a hard time with hand coordination, plus it makes it fun for kids to get involved.

      Be well and have a great day, amie sue

  2. Danielle says:

    aHa! That looks like an awesome cheat’s version to make sushi. I love it. I make mine by hand but I might be able to get my husband to make sushi if I buy one of those.

    • amie-sue says:

      Yea, it is just a fun gadget to have. I normally do mine by hand too… until I found this lurking in the back of the cabinet. lol

  3. Danielle says:

    Oh I just had a scathingly brilliant idea while I’m in an experiemntal stage, Amie-Sue (amazing what meditation brings to the surface, isnt it). Have you ever tried to make rice paper for vietnamese fresh rolls?

    • amie-sue says:

      Hmm, I haven’t made it from rice. I have made it from Young Thai Coconut meat… which when done looks a bit like rice paper. :)

  4. Danielle says:

    Oh nice! I’ve just bought 4 coconuts for the week so will give this a go. You’re a legend!

    • amie-sue says:

      Oh you will love them Danielle. But then I am a coconut lover. :) A legend? hmm, lol Dunno about that. Your a sweetie. Enjoy! Let me know how they turn out.

  5. Danielle says:

    Absolutely, Amie-Sue. I’m excited to try this (coconut lover here as well). Will try the rice as well but I’ll have to fiddle a bit. I know how to make them fresh straight off the steamer but will have to experiment with drying them and then rehydrating. I’ll definitely let you know.

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