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Sumeshi, also known as sushi-meshi, is the Japanese term for the sushi rice. Sumeshi is used in sushi, giving it a light but distinct flavor. Related posts: Rice with Chicken and Bunashimeji Mushrooms Lucky Hoppin John Asparagus Rice Inarizushi (Inari sushi) Halloween Sushi

Lucky Hoppin John

The dish is filling without being too rich.  The beans are earthy with a bit of natural smokiness, which pairs beautifully with rice.  I like to saute peppered bacon and a mixture of chopped vegetables to add to the peas and rice, for added color and flavor. Related posts: Asparagus Rice Sumeshi Takikomi Gohan Rice with Chicken and Bunashimeji Mushrooms Mango sushi roll