Free Sushi Demonstration Planned

Washington Township Recreation Department has planned a free Sushi Making Class demonstration set to be held on Fri., Oct. 7, at 12:30 p.m. at the Senior Center in Rock Spring Park in Long Valley.

Chef Susan Stimpson, a health supportive personal chef, will teach the essentials of proper sushi preparation including knife sharpening techniques, rice preparation, and rolling and cutting sushi rolls into individual pieces. Once the basics are down, get hands-on practice learning a variety of sushi-making techniques, including: Hosomaki or thin sushi rolls), Futomaki or thick sushi rolls, Inside-out rolls or Temaki hand rolls.
The ingredients will depend on what’s fresh and available, but examples of vegetables include kabocha squash, butternut squash, kale, Swiss chard, sweet potatoes, avocado, cucumbers, and pickled vegetables. Learn how to use both white rice and brown rice in sushi-making, basic equipment needed for making sushi at home and enjoy all of the sushi creations with Japanese green tea at the end!
 This class is opened to all ages and pre-registration is required. Call or email Recreation to register at (908) 876-5941 or  before Sept. 30.

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