Sushi Delight

I never really understood why people were so enthusiastic about sushi until I tasted it fresh and homemade. Thanks to a recent interest in Buddhism I was lucky enough to meet a lovely Japanese couple who live in our neighbourhood. Frank and I invited them over to dinner and they said they would bring some sushi. I expected a few snacks but they brought enough to feed a small orphanage! The sushi was truly delicious and also a feast for the eyes which is so important when trying new tastes. It was made with such precision and care, our guests must have spent ages working on these wonderful little taste parcels.

I made pea & mint soup, inspired by a visit to one of Raymond Blanc’s Brasseries last year, and Rachel Khoo’s, quiche lorraine. Summer pudding rounded off the scrumlicious and gezellig East-meets-West dinner. At the end of the evening our Japanese friends took home the remainder of the quiche and we gratefully accepted the remaining sushi. I love swapsies!


About susancarey

Angela writes using pseudonym, Susan Carey. She has dual nationality, GB/NL and lives in Nijmegen. Susan has had short fiction published on multiple platforms and was a runner-up in the 2018 and 2017 Casket of Fictional Delights Flash Competitions. Her writing has also been published and performed by amongst others: Mslexia, Liars’ League, Reflex Fiction, the Casket and of course the wonderful Writers Abroad. In 2020 she published her short story collection, Healer. Tweets at @su_carey
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2 Responses to Sushi Delight

  1. Sally Robinson says:

    Yum! I know, it’s delic. Nice you’re interested in Buddhism. I’ve been so for ages.


  2. Sherri says:

    Looks delicious, I love sushi…great photos too!


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