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Sushi shouldn't have to be enjoyed only in restaurants. Here, Marc breaks down the California Roll step-by-step so you can master it yourself. Vijay, Recipe Hunter

Vijay Nathan, NoshOnIt Recipe Hunter and Chef


California Rolls

Make your own sushi

Marc teaches us that enjoying sushi does not have to be saved just for restaurants. This recipe shows you step-by-step how to master the California Roll. And his pictures are drool-worthy.

In this recipe, Marc shares the origins of the oh-so-popular California Roll (in the United States, nonetheless) and how it’s become a staple in U.S. sushi restaurants. With a little knowledge and technique, you’ll see how easy it is to make these at home. The great thing about these makis (rolls) is that once you have the basic technique down, you can mix it up however you like.


Marc Matsumoto

Food Photographer, Recipe Developer

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Chef Marc Matsumoto

For me, food is about discovery and exploration. With a little technique, confidence and inspiration, everyone can learn to cook without recipes. That's why I focus on teaching technique, with the hope of inspiring others to find their own culinary adventures

When we started NoshOn.It, we knew that Marc, a transplant from the U.S. to Tokyo, had to be one of our first featured chefs because his mission and philosophy are so closely aligned with ours. As you’ll see from today’s recipe, Marc believes that “with a little technique, confidence, and inspiration, everyone can learn to cook without recipes.” And we feel exactly the same way! After reading Marc’s blog for a while, you’ll pick up invaluable techniques all while producing delicious meals along the way. And, you’ll be hard pressed to find more beautiful pictures of food out there.  Food porn at its best, friends.  ’Nuff said.

Make sure to say hello to Marc on his blog, on Twitter, and on Facebook.


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