All About Japan By: Bouquet

How To Make Sushi

Ingredients: keywords: TBSP= Tablespoon tsp= teaspoon

Sticky rice- 1 cup

Water-2 cups

Rice wine vinegar-3 TBSP

Sugar-2 TBSP

Salt- ½ tsp

Dried nori seaweed-4 shet

Vegetables has to be thin chops (optional)

Inner topping

Soy sauce, pickled ginger, wasabi for serving

Instructions:

Prepare your rise.

Rinse/wash your rice until the water runs clear

Once the water is clear, add to a medium saucepan with water then add fire/ heat to make it boil. (leave space for the rise).

Turn the fire/heat down cover the pot with a lid and cook until the water is absorbed.

While rice is cooking in another small saucepan add vinegar,sugar, and salt to that small saucepan then turn the fire/heat half way.

Stir well until all of it dissolves.

After it dissolves, place it in a dish or a jar and put it in the fridge until the rice is ready.

Chop the vegetables into thin pieces. Next, flatten up the dried nori seaweeds. Dip your hands in the water so that the rice cannot stick to your hands. Put the rice in the middle of the nori seaweed and flatten the rice. Put in your inner toppings, but don’t put in too much or when you roll the sushi, you cannot roll it. Start rolling it gently. Serve it with a soy sauce.

What Is The Difference Between Kimono And Yukata?

A kimono is more traditional than the Yukata. But the Yukata is more casual than the kimono one. Actually kimono’s fabric is made out of silk or brocade. And Yukata fabric is made out of cotton. The kimono is brought to be worn year round. But the Yukata is brought to be worn in summer or hot springs. Well mostly man and woman wear kimonos but mostly women wear Yukata more than man do. Kimonos are more expensive that Yukatas. When wearing kimono you will have to follow the rule. The rule when wearing kimono is that when wearing kimono, you will have to wear socks. When you are wearing a Yukata you don’t have to wear socks. As a matter of fact i just want to give you 2 more fact so here it is. The same is that………… both of them have an important rule, they have to wear the left panel over the right panel. Another thing that is the same is that mostly man and woman can wear them. Or There is a difference between a kimono and a Yukata

A kimono is more traditional than the yukata. The yukata is more casual than the kimono one. Actually, the kimono’s fabric is made out of silk or brocade. The yukata fabric is made out of cotton. The kimono is bought to be worn year round. The yukata is bought to be worn in summer or hot spring. Mostly men and women wear kimonos but mostly women wear yukatas. Kimonos are more expensive than yukatas. When wearing a kimono, socks have to be worn but when people wear yukata you don’t need socks. However, ………… both of them have an important rule, you have to wear the left panel over the right panel and both men and women can wear these clothes.

Mt. Fuji

Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan. Japanese people call it Fujisan (富士山). Mt.Fuji stands in the border between Yamanashi and Shizuoka. The clouds often block Mt. Fuji so that means that if someday the clouds aren’t blocking us we are lucky. You can climb Mt. Fuji. They often open the climbing in July and August. Mt. Fuji is about 12,389 ft. high and is on the west part of Tokyo. There are 5 lakes that are close to Mt.Fuji which is called “Fuji 5 lakes”. In Japanese they call the Fuji 5 lakes Fuji 5 mizūmi (富士5湖). At the top of Mt.Fuji, the temperature is very low. There is snow there and it is covered with snow almost the whole year. Mt.Fuji can explode so be careful. From Tokyo you can go to Mt.Fuji by bus, car, or trains. Mt.Fuji is very popular and people all over the world know about this mountain.

Bouquet

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