On this happy Saturday, I had to share this fantastic recipe for sushi with a Hawaiian twist from http://www.chicksonthecase.com
If you haven’t already checked out their great site, please do, its lots of fun!
Thank you Leslie for allowing me to share this delicious recipe!
As Monty Python famously said, “And now for something completely different!” But since I do pen culinary-themed mysteries, I thought it only right and proper that I begin to sprinkle the occasional recipe into this blog. So here’s one to celebrate the new year!
As some of you probably know, my wife Robin and I spend half the year in Santa Cruz (where my Sally Solari mysteries are set) and the other half in Hilo, Hawai‘i, where we currently are. Hilo contains a large population of Japanese-Americans (though truly, they’re more Japanese-Hawaiian, as the culture here is quite different from that on the Mainland).
One of the traditions in Hilo for celebrating the new year is thus, not surprisingly, eating copious amounts of ahi tuna—either as poke (pronounced “poh-kay”—raw tuna marinated with such things as teriyaki sauce or seaweed and onions), or as sushi. As this is my first Chicks…
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