Food | Jan 21

Kobe's Young Chefs Craft 9-Meter Sushi Roll

KOBE, Jan 21 (News On Japan) - In anticipation of Setsubun, the day before the beginning of spring in the old calendar in Japan, children in Kobe took on the challenge of making a 9-meter long 'Jumbo Ehomaki' sushi roll.

The event held on Saturday in Kobe's Nishi Ward, saw 11 parent-child pairs participating in the creation of this giant Ehomaki. The process began with laying out Hyogo Prefecture-sourced seaweed, followed by rice, and then toppings like eggs and sand eel (ikago). The most thrilling part was synchronizing their breaths to roll the seaweed, culminating in the impressive 9-meter long Jumbo Ehomaki. Once completed, the giant sushi roll was sliced and distributed among the children, who eagerly ate facing this year's lucky direction, northeast by east.

One participant exclaimed, "It was fun!"

Another shared their sense of achievement, "Everyone worked hard to make it, and it felt great to eat something I helped create. It was delicious."

Source: MBS NEWS


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