As I mentioned in a post about Karatsu, Japan, I liked the rice grown in that area the best of all I tasted.
Steve Biemel told us that when Japan had a rice shortage, they got rice from Thailand and California. They liked the California rice, (it tasted like Japanese rice), while they didn’t like the rice from Thailand. They mixed equal parts of all three kinds of rice and that made it more palatable.
In Japan was the first time I ever noticed these nori strips.
Now I see them here in the states.
Place a strip on your rice.
Scoop rice and nori up with your chopsticks.
Enjoy. Nori is loaded with minerals and low in calories. It adds a salty slightly fishy taste to the rice.
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