I bloody love sushi! It's been one of my very favourite foods since I first tasted it years and years ago. There is something about stuffing my face with little savoury bite sized chunks of loveliness that I can just never resist. Another great thing about it is that it is so easy to veganize it. Most people think that sushi means raw fish, however I believe it actually means 'with rice,' so really in some respects this isn't really sushi. That's because I made this lot with quinoa!
I am so excited about this one. This one changes EVERYTHING!! Ok, that might be a little bit of an exaggeration, but still, I was well happy about it!
So the star of the day is....... cauliflower! I've always like cauliflower since childhood, when my Nan used to serve us raw cauliflower with dip before meals. I've also LOVED sushi since the first ever taste. So this.....this is a lovechild of the two. The idea started when I was trying to make a cauliflower crust pizza. It failed. I'm still in the process of trying to find a gluten free vegan pizza. I shall not be defeated. Anyway, I digress, part of the process is to is bung a cauliflower into a food processor and chop the living hell out of it. It was at this point that I thought the cauliflower had a very similar texture to rice, and would probably make much nicer sushi than pizza crust. I was right, however that night I hadn't listened to my heart. I went with the pizza and (because it was a failure) ended up eating sliced mushrooms and carrots for dinner. Not my best attempt to change the perception of vegans just eating carrot sticks eh? Well, this should change all that. This is a taste sensation!!!