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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : August 20 2008
42 INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, August 21, 2008 Turning Japanese SUSHI SANDWICHES Recipe: CATHIE LONNIE. Photography: ROB PALMER. Ingredients: 1 quantity basic sushi rice (see below); 4 nori sheets; 1 medium carrot, cut into ribbons; 150g roasted red capsicum, cut into strips; 2 lebanese cucumbers, cut into ribbons; 1/3 cup pickled ginger. Method: Make basic sushi rice. Place nori sheets, shiny- side down, on work bench. Using damp fingers, spread rice over each sheet. Arrange carrot, capsicum, cucumber and ginger over rice on 2 of the sheets. Place remaining nori sheets over vegetables, rice-side down. Press down to secure. Cut into quarters. Cut each quarter into 2 triangles to make 16 sandwiches. Basic sushi rice: Makes 3 cups. 1 cup Kokuno Rose sushi rice; 1/4 cup Mizkan sushi seasoning. Method: Rinse and drain rice 3 times or until water runs clear. Place rice in a strainer. Drain for 10 minutes. Place rice and 1 cup cold water in a saucepan over medium heat. Cover and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer, covered, for 12 minutes or until rice has absorbed water. Remove from heat. Stand, covered, for 10 minutes. Transfer to a large ceramic dish. Stir rice with a plastic spatula to break up lumps. Gradually add seasoning while lifting and turning rice until rice is almost cold. For more warming winter recipes, grab the latest issue of Super Food Ideas, Australia's leading food magazine. Ask Kim I would love to be able to make sushi rolls at home, but it looks so complicated. Could you point me in the right direction? It's very important to use the correct rice, as others will not have the right texture or shape. Sushi rice is short-grain and pro- duces a sticky finish when cooked, making it easy to mould. Don't refrigerate the cooked rice before using -- this will adversely affect the taste, texture and moisture. Use a very sharp, non-serrated knife to cut sushi so you don't tear the nori. Wipe the knife with a damp cloth after each cut, so food doesn't stick to it and you have nice clean slices. For most sushi styles you'll need a bamboo sushi rolling mat, avail- able from major supermarkets and Asian grocery stores. A good option is to buy a sushi kit that includes sushi rice, seasoning, a rolling mat and nori. Kim Coverdale is food editor at Super Food Ideas. Email her at email@example.com TOP NOSH www.innerwestweekly.com.au Seafood SYDNEY Fish Market's specials for the week starting Monday, August 18. Prices are in kg/doz. Christie's Seafoods: Boston Bay blue mussells, SA, $29.99kg. Claudio's Quality Seafoods: tiger flathead fillets, skinned & boned, NSW, $28.99kg. De Costi Seafood: Coffin Bay pacific oysters, SA, $10.90 doz. Musumeci Seafoods: Crystal Bay prawns, Qld, $19.95kg. Nicholas Seafoods: john dory fillets, NSW, $27.80kg. Peter's Fish Market: fresh pink ling fillets, NSW, $19.99kg. WINE SEMILLON Sauvignon Blanc and sea- food go hand-in-hand, and aficionados of this combination should look at Capel Vale's 2008 Regional Series Pemberton Semillon Sauvignon Blanc. It's derived from fruit drawn from vineyards in three of Western Aust- ralia's coolest wine regions. Intense aromas ranging through straw, melon, stone fruit and citrus complement the herbaceous palate. Pay $22.95. Specials ALDI Sundowner apples, $1.49kg. Packham pears, $1.49kg. Blueberries, 125g, $2.99, or $2.40 per 100g. Potatoes, 4kg, $2.99, or 75c per kg. Produce prices effective until Monday, August 25. WOOLWORTHS Prime quality lamb forequarter chops, $6.45kg, save $4.54kg. Large green banana prawns, $15.99kg, save $4kg. Short cut bacon rashers from the deli department, $10.95kg, save $5.03kg. Lemons, $2.95kg. Moro pure or extra virgin olive oil 4 litre, $23.99ea, save $26.70. On sale until Sunday, August 24, unless sold out earlier. Limits per customer may apply. FRANKLINS 200g Arnott's Caramel Crowns/Mint Slice or 175g-200g Tim Tam/150g Tim Tam Crush varieties, $1.99, save 90c. Bio Zet laundry concentrate powder/ with fabric softener/front load/ colour powder varieties 1.5kg, $4.99, save up to $4.50. Kleenex Cottonelle toilet roll varieties 12s, $5.99, save $3.94. Nestle chocolate block varieties 125g/200g, $2.49, save $1.77. Lupi olive oil pure/extra lite or extra virgin varieties 3 litre, $22.99, save up to $14.09. On sale until Sunday, August 24, while stocks last. Savings are off regular prices. Savings may differ in your store. Coolibah Hotel Coolibah Hotel 15-25 SHERWOOD RD, MERRYLANDS. PHONE 9637 2849 2023380i pag wk08 COURTESY BUS Monday to Friday from 3pm 'til late. Saturday from 12pm 'til late. Sunday from 4pm 'til late. 0404 460 421 CHINESE CUISINE Australian and Chinese Meals at great prices! MONSTER MEAT RAFFLES Friday from 6pm FREE POKER Sunday & Monday. $40,000 to be Won! Poker Tuesday: 1st Prize $550! Conditions Apply SPORTING EVENTS All major sports events can be seen on any one of the Nine Screens. WILD TRIVIA Wednesday Nights at 7pm. Nightly Cash Prizes & Gifts. JACKPOT $200 ICE COLD BEER Enjoy an ice cold beer in air conditioned comfort with friendly service FULL TAB FACILITIES
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