Mushi Sushi

Winner of the 2004 Original Sushi Competition. Recipe by Kayleigh Mort.


2 piecies

  • 40g sushi rice
  • 3 de-stalked shiitake mushrooms
  • 5g smoked salmon
  • a little cheese
  • pinch of chopped parsley
  • 235ml dashi
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp mirin


  1. Add the sugar, soy sauce and mirin to the dashi, and simmer with mushrooms in it for ten minutes. Remove, allow to cool then dice one of the caps finely.
  2. Mix the sushi rice, diced mushroom and salmon together, then stuff into the two remaining caps.
  3. Sprinkle the cheese onto the sushi, steam until the cheese melts, and top with parsley.