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May 20, 2010

IT MAY BE PRETTY BUT I WON'T EAT IT

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One of my sons loves sushi. He often picks some up from a local restaurant that he feels has the best sushi around here. He drops in here to eat it because he doesn't live that close to it. We don't live in a big suburb but within a 1 minute drive we have 5 sushi restaurants and if you drive for 5-10 minutes you can add another dozen to the bunch.
I don't eat it. I don't find it the least bit appetizing but I do think it is a thing of beauty. Here are two of the things he had last night. 
These are called Crazy Boy rolls. They are made up of spicy tuna, crab, and asparagus with an eel sauce and black sesame seeds.
The ones below are called crispy rolls. They have prawn, avocado and crab with a peanut wasabi sauce.

I don't eat shellfish at all. Ever. But I do like the way this looks.

15 comments:

Teacher's Pet said...

The photos are BEAUTIFUL! I'm with you Lori...I don't eat sushi.
Yuck. (Just my opnion...but I should have typed it in capital letters!)
Smiles from Jackie

Mary Elizabeth said...

Sushi looks like art to me...something to be admired, but certainly not eaten!
Just stumbled upon your blog...love it!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

My sons want me to make the same five meals over and over, don't try to make anything new... but they'll go out for sushi! It's not for me either!

April@The 21st Century Housewife said...

Beautiful photos! I agree sushi is very pretty, but like you, I can't bring myself to eat it!

@eloh said...

All the more for me. Good stuff... I'd have to pass on the asperigus/asperegus ooooo I can't spell it and I'm glad.

The other stuff, made me hungry.

ButterYum said...

Shellfish is a favorite of mine, so they look yummy to me!

:)
ButterYum

Shellbelle said...

I love, love, LOVE, sushi! Any time, anywhere! Years ago, when I lived in California, there was a fabulous sushi bar my friends and I would go to. We'd call each other and just whisper, "suuuushiiii" and hang up. That was the signal to drop everything and head over to the place. I hardly remember a time when everyone wasn't there and if they weren't, they had a darn good reason.

I am drooling over those Crazy Boy rolls!

Beverly @ The Buzz said...

Does look yummy, but photos can be deceiving. I'm with you--it ain't going in my mouth! Have you ever seen candy sushi? Now that I might try! http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/sara-moulton/candy-sushi-recipe/index.html

A rootdigger said...

love that blog,,, designs by Gollom. your food looks yummy. I am not much one for raw anything.

Julie said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog! Sushi, yum! I love the name of your blog.

Stacia said...

These looks very tasty! I must say that I am a big fan of sushi!

The Lucy and Dick Show said...

Hi! These look so yummy! I'll have to go make them now!

The Lucy and Dick Show said...

You know... I'm sure I had signed on as one of your followers and I just went back through your list 'cause I wasn't getting anymore updates and I wasn't there? So! I just signed back in and on your list! Does that answer your question of last week?

Kathleen said...

Nope, won't eat it either!
I thought you were talking about fondant..don't like that either.
And when I watch how much it is handled and etc..:), no way.
Everyone seems to pull it off the cake..

Kimberly said...

Oh I love sushi! And this looks totally yummy!

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