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Kappamaki (cucumber roll) Kappamaki (cucumber roll)

Kappamaki (cucumber roll)

With thinly sliced cucumber, rice and sprinkled white sesame seeds are rolled with nori seaweed. Cucumber roll or “Kappa-maki” got its name from a Japanese imaginary creature “Kappa” whose favorite food was believed to be cucumber. Kappa-maki should be rolled in a way the cut end surface comes in square shape.