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Sushi rolls (Makimono)

A photo of kanpyo maki sushi
Dried Gourd Shavings Sushi Roll (kanpyo-maki)

Dried Gourd Shavings Sushi Roll (kanpyo-maki)

What is Kanpyomaki?
Generally kanpyo-maki is referred to as norimaki in Edomae sushi. Sushi rolled with sweet-simmered kanpyo (dried gourd strip). Sushi chef rolls quickly before crispy nori gets moist. Unlike other rolls, kanpyo roll is cut into four pieces in order to make each piece bigger.
What is Kanpyo?

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