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Sushi
Sushi
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Challenge: Recipe (Food) III (Basic Editing)
Camera: Samsung GX-10
Lens: Pentax DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AF
Location: Crystal City, VA
Date: Jul 12, 2008
Aperture: 1/90
ISO: 100
Shutter: 2.8
Galleries: Food and Drink
Date Uploaded: Jul 12, 2008

Ingredients:

* 4 cups sushi rice
* 4 sheets nori (dried seaweed)
* 1 Tbsp white sesame seeds
* 1/2 pound fresh maguro (raw tuna)
* 1 Tbsp mayonnaise
* 1/2 tsp togarashi (chile powder)

Preparation:
Chop tuna and mix with mayonnaise and togarashi. Put a nori sheet on top of a bamboo mat (makisu). Spread sushi rice on top of the nori sheet. Sprinkle sesame seed on top of the sushi rice. Place the tuna mixture lengthwise on the rice. Roll up the bamboo mat, pressing forward to shape the sushi into a cylinder. Press the bamboo mat firmly and remove it from the sushi. Cut the rolled sushi into bite-sized pieces.

Makes 4 rolls

Statistics
Place: 32 out of 134
Avg (all users): 5.9735
Avg (commenters): 7.2000
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Views since voting: 814
Views during voting: 325
Votes: 189
Comments: 8
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07/23/2008 06:21:42 PM
Originally posted by SoulMan1978:

Great work. I was expecting this to beat my sushi shot by miles, but in the event mine was two places below yours. The tuna in particular looks great. I'm guessing the more orangey-looking sushi at the back is wrapped in salmon?


Thanks, Barry. The orangey stuff in the back is actually ginger:)
07/23/2008 05:09:59 PM
Great work. I was expecting this to beat my sushi shot by miles, but in the event mine was two places below yours. The tuna in particular looks great. I'm guessing the more orangey-looking sushi at the back is wrapped in salmon?
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/22/2008 08:57:44 PM
Excellent! Nice arrangement, well color balanced, and I like the selective focus.
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07/22/2008 12:41:30 PM
great bokeh and colours, like the pov too. 7
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07/21/2008 10:14:57 PM
I'm not sure if this was shot w./ a lensbaby or it was just blurred in PS, but I like it a lot. It really places emphasis on the colors, which works well.
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07/17/2008 09:24:52 PM
This is very nice! great DOF
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07/16/2008 11:48:22 PM
Nicely shot.
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07/16/2008 10:02:25 AM
Nicely lit, good composition.
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