Sayaka mixing the rice with salt, sugar, and rice vinegar)
Showing off her kimono
Tasting the sushi rice
Toasting the nori
The ingredients: sushi rice, nori, tamago-yaki (Japanese omelette made with dashi, sugar, mirin (sweet sake) soy sauce); (carrots simmered in mirin, sugar and soy sauce; tuna mixed with mayonnaise; fresh cucumbers
Me rolling up the Norimaki
Me cutting the Norimaki
The finished sushi. Picture by my friend from Tuscany, photographer Samuele Russo.