Sushi Class
by Liv
March 14, 2010

Last weekend my Austrian friends Michael and Anja asked me to teach them how to make sushi. They especially love Maki sushi and really wanted to know how to make it.

I always remember my first job in a hotel was working in cold kitchen for a buffet restaurant and we always had to make lots of different kinds of sushi. There are lots of people in Taiwan who absolutely love Japanese food and especially sushi. We’ve been influenced by Japanese culture and fashion in many different ways and Taiwan was under Japanese rule for fifty years, so sushi is not that unfamiliar a dish for all Taiwanese people.

Michael and Anja learnt to make sushi for the very first time and and I’m so proud of their sushi. It is a wonderful experience for me to practice teaching cooking. We went to our local Chinese supermarket together where I showed them what ingredients are necessary then we went to their home where we made the sushi.

So, here are the photos we took on the day and I hope you enjoy them.

I was demonstrating sushi :

Michael was making his first sushi :

Anja was making her first sushi :

Michael and Anja’s first sushi!

By Liv

Illustrator by day, home chef at night. I worked as a professional chef for many years but now I draw for a living. I now cook just for the love of cooking. The recipes on this website are all influenced by things I have eaten in different locations around the world.

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  1. Anja & Michael

    Liv was a great teacher and we have already tried it alone and it worked out perfectly. Sushi will be now a regular dish. We can recommend her as a lovely and very patient teacher!

    • admin

      Hi Anja and Michael,
      Thank you very much for your comment.
      You are great students as well!

  2. Chef Dennis

    great post!! i love the pics….when I asked my girls what they wanted to learn to make it was sushi… of course I had to learn to make it….I’m sure your teaching techniques would have helped greatly!! I kinda get the feeling its all in the rolling…

    • admin

      I think rolling is one of key point to make a great sushi but cook a tasty sushi rice is another very important part to make a great sushi.
      I always put some dry plums when I cook sushi vinegar with mirin and it will give the sushi rice some fruity taste and sweetness.
      How do you think?

  3. Travis Fitzgerald’s done it once more! Great post!

  4. Sylvia Spicer

    You have done it once again! Incredible post!

  5. Lizzie

    Hello, My friend and I are really interested in learning how to make sushi, we were wondering if you teach people and if so how much a session costs?




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