Have you already tried to eat delicious Japanese traditional food a lot? What do you like the most? Sushi? Yes! But have you ever tried to make sushi by yourself? No?
For sushi lovers in Tokyo, eating sushi in Tsukiji is an absolute must. What do you think if you can learn how to make at there?! You can learn how to make sushi from a professional chef at Tsukiji Tamasushi, a sushi restaurant that’s been in business for 92 years!
Sushi lessons at Tamasushi are usually limited to only one group per day. This means you have the undivided attention of your sushi chef or itamae as the profession is called in Japanese. In the beginning, chef helped you to get dressed in the white uniform of like an itamae!
The lesson begen with the most fundamental ingredient of sushi, yes, it’s a rice. In the world of sushi chefs, vinegars sushi rice is called shari. Shari is ideally served at body temperature, so chefs have to work quickly to avoid warming it up in their hands when making nigirizushi. Not only do professional chefs know just how much rice to use for a single piece of sushi, but every piece of sushi they make is uniform in height. Also, different sushi toppings or neta have varying degrees of difficulty when making sushi.
After admiring their sushi lines up prettily on a special wooden sushi plate called a hangiri, it will time to eat! The lesson will conclude with teacher presenting you with certificates of completion in a little graduation ceremony. After that you will receive a special mug cup and coasters as souvenirs! Interesting? Please check it out!