Trumpet mushrooms, also known as King Oyster mushrooms, have a texture similar to raw fish when cooked, making them perfect for sushi rolls. They require some preparation, but they are well worth it, as an alternative to rice and steamed veggies, or as an impressive potluck or party contribution.Print
Below: Made with lightly steamed cauliflower instead of rice. The carrots have been julienned on a mandolin slicer to achieve that matchstick look.
Below: Filling ingredients ready to go; sticky, sweet brown rice in foreground, haiga rice in background.
Below: Trumpet mushroom. These are also referred to as "king" or "royal" trumpet mushrooms, as well as "giant oyster" mushrooms.
Below: Trumpet mushrooms raw and cooked.
Below: Sushi roll (on top of a sushi rolling mat); sliced rolls made with haiga rice.