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Sushi or nori rolls are a marvel of gluten-free, high energy goodness, packed in its own wrapping and highly portable. With an emphasis on fresh ingredients, it’s a terrific lunch box filler instead of sandwiches.
What’s not to love?
Well, er, there’s quite a bit not to love actually. They can be very expensive to buy individually. Fish-averse children may find the flavour too strong. Cramming them with fresh chilled fish such as salmon makes them difficult to keep cold in a lunch box. And, if you’ve never made them before, they can seem fiddly to make.
However, the good people at SunRice would like to help you change your mind the way they helped me change mine.
Over summer, SunRice sent me a goodie bag full of all the necessaries to make some nori rolls. Seaweed sheets, some wasabi, soy sauce, a bamboo rolling mat and three packets of their ready to heat and serve Sushi Rice. If that wasn’t enough, a brand spanking new and extremely sharp sashimi knife was included in the basket. Oh yes.
With everything I needed except the fillings at hand, my only question was then what to put into it. Luckily my housemate saved the day. “I make very good sushi rolls,” she said.
And so she does, because I would hate to have to admit publicly that her skills are rubbish. They’re not – she really is brilliant at making them. Continue reading Lunch Box Treats – Sushi Rolls