Taking our things (food, words, customs), mixing them up and regurgitating them in a shiny new format is something the Japanese excel at. This time though, the tables are turned… Enter Cheffervescence blog, where they have recreated sushi using typical British ingredients.
In their words:
“I love sushi, however I know that some people shrink from Japanese cooking because of the unfamiliar ingredients and fear of raw fish! This post attempts to introduce people to the sushi experience using only foods that are familiar to them.”
So far so good, right? No. Wrong. So very, very wrong. Because what they decided to use, in their infinite wisdom, was mashed potato instead of rice and a variety of meaty products – raw beef, parma ham and bacon – as toppings/fillings. As you can see from the pictures below, unless you’ve consumed considerable amounts of beer they don’t look entirely appetising.
Read the whole post here.