Niko Niko Onigiri

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Onigiri: Fun and creative recipes for Japanese rice balls

By Sanae Inada

Published 2018

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I name these niko niko (smiley) onigiri because they make everyone smile! These onigiri are popular with kids as they can have fun with their food. This is also a great way to introduce foods to kids who are finicky with what they eat! Nori cutters are available from some speciality Japanese stores and on the Internet. There is a variety of cute cut-outs to create many faces easily using nori sheets. I’ve used linguine to attach the ears to these niko niko onigiri. The linguin