Rainbow Rolls

Oshinko Maki

Preparation info

  • Makes

    3

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

An American Taste of Japan

An American Taste of Japan

By Elizabeth Andoh

Published 1985

  • About

Oshinko literally means “new fragrant things,” referring to the pleasantly heady aroma of many Japanese pickled vegetables. Vibrant colors such as gold, heliotrope, and chartreuse are typical of these crisp and pungent pickled vegetables. Many tasty varieties are commercially prepared and readily available in vacuum-sealed bags in Oriental groceries. The Japanese serve some kind of pickled vegetable with steamed rice at nearly every meal, and they enjoy brightly colored pickles in